Artists TBA. The competition is still runnig, we add the talents two weeks before the festival.

The Slovak band FAT breakFAST was the winner of the last year's B-stage Talent competition of our festival. The band is inspired by the contemporary New York jazz scene and the Waking Vision Trio. They mixing jazz, fusion and alternatove rock.

The legendary Slovak bass player Juraja Griglák released a new album “Time to Fly” with well known american musicians Poogie Bell , Chris Hemingway a Bobby Sparks. On the tour Sparks is substituted by virtuoso Slovak piano player Eugen Vizvary.

The Quartet is a bunch of very young and very talented Slovak jazz players, winners of the competitions "New Faces of Slovak Jazz". The repertoire is mainly based of composition of Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie.

Slovakian Gypsy Jazz. The band Maringotka won the young talent competition at our festival last year. It means for them main stage this year. 

The set-up of three experienced musicians (Palúch, Comendant and Ragan) has existed since 2004. The music they make is based on interfacing of jazz and folkore music (Slovak and Moldavian), coloured by elements of jazz music. The repertoire of the trio includes arrangements of jazz standards and their original compositions.

The young jazzrock trio Fridge Aside comes from Slovakia. They performance own compositions and stuff from Pat Metheny, Victor Bailey and John Scofield.

The Quintet of Sisa Fehérová is a band crossing jazz, blues and alternative music. In their repertoire you can be introduced to original songs and imaginative arangments of jazz and anti-jazz compositions. Music full of tense and emotions led by energic smooth voice of Sisa, supported by soulful guitar of Tony Dlapa and perceptive play of pianist Federico De Vittor. 

Zuzana Mikulcová is a young Slovak jazz singer. Three years ago she won the competition "New Faces of Slovak Jazz".

Sanyland is a band of jazz, blues, folk and funk influenced players, led by the singer and composer Sany Grék, who is a well known figure in the local fusion scene since the early nineties.

AMC Trio is the internationally most successful Slovak jazz band, known for collaborations with Ulf Wakenius and Randy Brecker. Mark Whitfield is an American hard bop and soul-jazz guitarist, known for his recordings as bandleader for both the Verve and Warner Bros. record labels