The selection for the semi-finals will be done by a delegation of the Stichting Jazz in Groningen and Atelier Il Sole in Cantina.

Members of the jury for the semi-finals are :

DAVIDE SFERRAZZA – organization Il Sole in Cantina
IGOR SHUMLYANSKIY – organization Il Sole in Cantina
WILLEM SCHWERTMANN – Stichting Jazz in Groningen
BART HOLLEBRANDSE – journalist for Jazzflits
MIRJAM VISSER – programmer/production, vocalist

The jury for the finals are :

BEN VAN GELDER – alto & soprano sax, composer,
REINIER BAAS – guitarist, composer,
METE ERKER – tenor & soprano sax, composer,
HERMAN TE LOO – journalist,
BERTRAM DINGSHOFF – chairman Stichting Jazz in Groningen
LEONARDO GRIMAUDO – guitarist, composer, organization Atelier Il Sole in Cantina

FRANK JOCHEMSEN independent jazz professional & producer/editor at NJA (Nederlands Jazz Archief) will be your host at the evening of the finals. /