As a result of government measures in the context of the corona epidemic, all performances of the Leiden City Stages have been canceled. This also applies to the final of the Biopartner Leiden Jazz Award 2020 on Sunday 22 March and the alternative date of 7 June. So there will be no final of the Award in 2020. Below is a presentation of the four finalists who would compete to win the Award 2020.


Performances FINAL Leiden Jazz Award 2020

2003LJA Finale Kibeom
Kibeom Shin - drums
(South Korea) 10-08-1994,
Studies percussion at the Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam
Accompaniment: Chaerin Im - piano, Andrea Leone - tenor sax, guitar - Duarte Cotta - guitar, Barış Ofluoğlu - double bass


2003LJA Finale Martin
Martin Diaz - alto sax
(Barcelona, ​​Spain) 10-08-1995
Studies alto sax at the Conservatory of Amsterdam
Accompaniment: Lucas Martínez - tenor sax, Floris Kappeyne - piano, Omer Govreen - double bass, Ilia Rayskin - drums
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2003LJA Finale Marti
Marti Mitjavila - clarinet
(Vic, Barcelona, ​​Spain) 01-09-2000
Studying clarinet at the Conservatory of Amsterdam
Accompaniment: Simon Osuna - double bass, Eloi Pascual - drums



2003LJA Finale Hila
Hila Hutmacher - voice
(Israel), 28-01-1990
Studying singing at the Conservatory of Amsterdam
Accompaniment: Massimo Imperatore - guitar, Maik Kleer- bass, Roope Kantonen- drums
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Presentation: Fons Delemarre

Jury: Wouter Turkenburg (chairman), Mathijs de Groot (Volkskrant), Ken Vos (Leidsch Dagblad), Martijn Groen (drummer), Soo Cho (pianist), Joris Teepe (bass player), Wim van Vliet (Hot House)