Joran Cariou trio, vainqueur 2016

© Géraldine Santin
© Pascal Bouclier
© Pascal Bouclier

Gerry Lopez Project

© Pascal Bouclier

Gerry Lopez, vainqueur 2013

© Pascal Bouclier

Remise de prix

© Pascal Bouclier

The meeting of young French jazz scene.
16th edition – Day 1 : selections.

APPLICATION DOC 2017 on line.

Saturday, May 13rd :

4 pm >4:40 pm – 1st band
5 pm > 5:40 pm – 2nd band
6 pm > 6:40 pm – 3rd band

The Young Talents Competition is a springboard to a professional career for young French jazz musicians and composers. The jury will select between the six bands in competition. The winner will be rewarded with a lot of  reference prizes :

Prizes of Young Talents Competition :

New in 2017 : financial support of 2000 € from Foundation BNP Paribas.


Instrumental support : 1 instrument offered to saxophonist or clarinetist from Selmer Paris.


Tour support : 1 concert in Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés Paris the next year.


Recording CD : 1 day in L’Alhambra-Colbert in Rochefort (17), Cristal records label studio.


Tour support : 1 concert offered by the Sunset-Sunside Jazz Club.


• Media support in two steps: council contribution to media content (story telling, photos, videos) and publication of an article in Couleurs Jazz magazine.


• Personalized training : 20 hours of rehearsal offered by UMJ in their studios in Les Frigos and 1 week (7 days) residancy in studios in August 2016.


• Personalized training : labels and promotional contacts for the artist and his musical project: an accompanying project launch by the communication agency The Mission (9h divided into 3 sessions of 3 hours).