The Jury

The Showcases will take place on 20th October 2018 at the Zurich Moods club in the presence of a majority of the jury members.
At the end of the showcases, each jury member has the obligation to schedule a minimum of one concert for one or more of the ten finalists.
The 12 members of the jury are:

Bev Burton – Cambridge Folk Festival, Black Deer Festival, Wood Festival– UK
Jean-Yves Cavin – Cully Jazz Festival – Switzerland.
Patrick Duval – Rocher de Palmer, Scènes d’été en Gironde, Festival des hauts de Garonne, Musiques métisses – France
Jakob Graf, Musiques en Été – Geneva- Switzerland.
Brahim Elmazned, Visa for Music– Morocco
Andy Jones – Focus Wales– UK
Marie José Justamond – Les Suds à Arles – France
Aleksander Motturi – Clandestino Festival Sweden
Adam Ryan  (Mama – Great Escape – UK
Anselme Sawadogo – Jazz à Ouaga– Burkina Faso
Yusuf Mahmoud, Sauti za Busara – Zanzibar
Nicklas Weis Damkjaer – Roskilde Festival et Alice (auparavant Global and Jazzhouse) – Denmark..