Keep an Eye International Jazz Award 2023

11, 12 and 20 April, 2023

A competition for outstanding young musicians from Manhattan School of Music, New York; Jazzcampus der Hochschule für Musik FHNW, Basel; Royal Academy of Music, London; Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Boston, and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

This year's theme is New Standards – Focus on Women Composers. Each band arranges and plays their own version of one of the selected pieces from New Standards, 101 Lead Sheets by Women Composers, curated by Terri Lyne Carrington:

  • Bar Celta Tineke Postma
  • Chaos Theory Helen Sung
  • Ima Anat Cohen
  • Journey to Agartha Arcoiris Sandoval
  • Just Waiting Melba Liston
  • Lawns Carla Bley
  • Rufast Daliarg René Marie
  • 10 Minutes Till Closing Linda May Han Oh
  • Unconditional Love Gerri Allen
  • Wind Flower Sara Cassey


Keep an Eye Foundation

To keep an eye on: talented young artists to give them financial support to achieve their ideas, deepen and expand their talents and create new opportunities for them that would otherwise not be possible. Read more: