2015 competition flyer

Entry for the 2015 AJPC will begin on August 5th and End September 30th. All entries must be postmarked no later than September 30th in order to be considered valid. On this day, a menu tab will be available which will include the form for entry into the 2015 competition. This form will include all necessary and related entry material.

AJPC Finalists and Semi-finalists

2014 AJPC Finalists

Pictured from left to right:
Addison Frei (22, Silver Award),
Emmet Cohen (24, Gold Award),
Grant Richards (24, Finalist In Concert),
Gil Scott Chapman, (24, Finalist In Concert),
David Meder (24, Finalist In Concert).

What we do:

Artistic Director

Jeremy Siskind

Jeremy Siskind

Among the top jazz pianists of his generation, Jeremy Siskind is the winner of the Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition among many other awards. Siskind is currently Chair of the Piano Department at Western Michigan University.
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2014 Prize List

2014 Performance Venues

2015 Judges

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron
Final Judge

Nine times Grammy nomenee and long-standing professor of music at Rutgers University, Kenny Barron has recorded more than 40 albums and is renown international performer.
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Per Danielsson

Per Danielsson
Final Judge

Sweden native Per Danielsson is Assistant Professor in Jazz Piano at the University of Central Florida in Orlando and an active performer with many international jazz legends.
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Christian Tamburr

Christian Tamburr
Final Judge

Internationally touring vibraphonist and pianist, Christian Tamburr won the “Outstanding Solo Jazz Performer” award and the “2013 Critics Choice Top Rising Star” award.
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Wes Hamrick

Wes Hamrick
Preliminary Judge Chairperson

Jazz and studio music performer, Wes Hamrick graduated from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and is performing at festivals and concerts throughout the country.
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Paul Tardif

Paul Tardif
Preliminary Judge

Mr. Tardif is an outstanding jazz pianist who has toured with Tony Bennett and performed with Peggy Lee, Barbara Streisand, Frank Sinatra and many more internationally renowned artists.
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