Welcome to the first edition of the ‘Il Sole in Cantina Music Award’ !  This award for contemporary music is presented by the ‘Stichting Jazz in Groningen’ and ‘Atelier Il Sole in Cantina’The two platforms share a large history of developing special jazz & crossover concerts and events in Groningen. Atelier Il Sole in Cantina is also known for its professional recording studio and record company ‘Cantina Records’.  

The ‘Il Sole In Cantina Music Award’ is an annual event for young and aspiring musicians who want to show their creative skills to a wider audience. It is designed to discover new musical talents who are adventurous and outstanding within today’s modern music.  Participants are able to create compositions drawn from any musical genres, soundscapes, electronics but blended with elements of jazz and improvisation

The winner of the ‘Il Sole in Cantina Music Award’ 2016 is offered a free, complete cd production at the studio of Cantina Records. It includes mastering, mixing, album design and printing of 250 cd’s of the recording. The finals takes place in Groningen at November 24th, 2016 at the Der Aa Theater.

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