European Young Artists' Award 2015 

Burghausen jazz award

On the occasion of the 46th Burghausen International Jazz Festival from March 17 to 22, 2015, the town's jazz association, Interessengemeinschaft Jazz Burghausen e.V. , in cooperation with the town of Burghausen, invites the submission of entries to the 7th European Young Artists‘ Award Burghausen 2015.

This prize, which is awarded annually, has been created to actively promote pro­mising young jazz artists.

Target Group


Combos of three or more musicians and big bands based in Europe.
Participants must not be older than 30 years (b. 1985 and after).


All varieties of jazz will be admitted.

The Prize Offer

The award is endowed with prize money of € 10,000,
which consists of a
€ 5,000 cash prize and € 5,000 in promotions
tailored to the respective band‘s requirements, be it the production and distri­bution of a CD or a made-to-measure promotion or coaching package.


Prof. Joe Viera, Management
Artistic director of the International Jazz Festival Burghausen.
Director of the Center for Contemporaty Music, Burghausen.

Roland Spiegel
Editor for jazz and classical music at Bayerischer Rundfunk broadcasting corporation, Munich.

Ralf Dombrowski
Journalist and music critic  (Süddeutsche Zeitung, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Jazz thing, Jazzzeitung and
others), author and photographer.

Reinhard Köchl
Freelance journalist

Application Deadline

The closing date for applications is October 31, 2014. Only applications which have been completed in full and have been received by the above-mentioned date will be considered


For more information and application form visit: http://www.b-jazz.com/jazzpreisjazz-award-2015.html