Saulkrasti Jazz Festival
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Saulkrasti Jazz Festival

Saulkrasti Jazz Festival is a jazz festival in Latvia. It is held annually in late July in Saulkrasti. The week-long festival consists of educational camp for young musicians and concerts.

Guitarist David Becker, who has participated several times.




Baltic Drummers' League is international competition for young drummers held within Saulkrasti Jazz Festival. It is organised in cooperation with the Riga Dome Choir School and Paiste.

The competitors are divided in two groups: Juniors of 14- to 17-year-olds and the Seniors of 18- to 25-year-olds.

Competition Finals are judged by an international panel of judges.

Programme of the competition:

  • Solo small drums (up to 3 minutes);
  • Solo percussion set (up to 4 minutes);
  • Playing on a phonogram or with an ensemble (up to 5 minutes);
  • Seniors only: OPEN SOLO (upt to 3 minutes).

The overall duration of the program may not exceed 15 minutes.

Competition Winners

2010 Baltic Drummers' League - Finalists:
Age group: 14-17 years

  • 1st Prize: Nikolay Toshev (Bulgaria)
  • Reinis A?manis (Latvia)
  • Kri?j?nis Brem?s (Latvia)
  • Rinalds Maksimovs (Latvia)

2007 Baltic Drummers' League - Finalists:
Age group: 18-25 years

Age group: 14-17 years

  • 1st Prize:
  • 2nd Prize:

International panel of judges: Eric Moore (USA), Aleksandr Murenko (Ukraine), Venko Poromanski (Bulgaria), Zaza Tsertsvadze (Georgia)


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