Festivalul Internațional de Jazz „Johnny Răducanu”

Regulament Festivalul Internațional de Jazz Johnny Raducanu, ediția a VIII-a, 29-31 octombrie 2021, Brăila

Regulation of Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Festival Braila, Romania , the VIIIth edition 29th – 31st of October 2021

Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Festival, the VIth edition, 19-21 October 2018

The admitted competitors after the pre-selection


  1. Stefano Coppari Quartet – Italia
  2. First Light Quartet – Spania / Franţa / România
  3. Latin Quartet – Spania
  4. Duet Sorina Rotaru şi Alexandru Olteanu– România

Instrumental performer

  1. Robert Cozma – trombon – România
  2. Oliver Gomez Enrique – saxofon – Spania
  3. Gianni Gagliardi- saxofon- Spania
  4. Vasil Hajigrudev – contrabas – Bulgaria
  5. Andrew Smith – flaut- Great Britain


  1. Walter Ricci – Italia
  2. Notarescu Dora Maria – România
  3. Petruescu Anita – România
  4. Spînu Ioana Teodora- România
  5. Oana Mureșan – România

Winners of the 2017 Edition

Sanna Domenico – Johnny Raducanu Trophy

Fernando Brox – Prize for best instrumental performer

Izabela Mihaela Simion –  Prize for best vocalist

Alexey Leon Quartet – Prize for best band

Thomas Thorp – Prize for the most promising young artist

Sexpeare – Prize for the best composition

Johnny Răducanu

International Jazz Festival
The Vth Edition, Braila, Romania, 20th-22ndOctober 2017

The list of the admitted competitors in the contest

after the pre-selection from the 29thof September 2017


  1. Alexey Leon Quartet-Spain
  2. Sexpeare –Spain/Great Britain
  3. Trio Mezcal-Italy

Instrumental performer

  1. Pinter Peter- piano- Hungary
  2. Sanna Domenico-piano- Italy
  3. Lo Chiano Alessandro –trumpet- Italy
  4. Fernando Brox-flute- Spain
  5. Thomas Thorp- saxophone-Marea Britanie
  6. Gianni Gagliardi-saxophone-Spania


  1. Sarosi Nora- Romania
  2. Cosmin Farcas- Romania
  3. Attila SuBa-Hungary
  4. Simion Izabela Mihaela –Romania
  5. Sandu Bantas- Romania

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Regulation of Johnny Raducanu International Jazz Festival Braila 2017

Registration form Jazz 2017

 The Festival is organized as a homage to Johnny Raducanu, the illustrious Braila citizen, seeking to perpetuate his work and distinct artistic personality. His great love for the hometown, Braila, exceeded only by the love for music, his constant support offered to the young creators or jazz performers will be annually celebrated in this way also.

The Festival – contest is an yearly competitive event organised by Braila County Council, the Creation Center and aims at discovering and promoting new interpretive talents. On the entire festival’s duration there will take place jazz recitals, an occasion for the young competitors and audience to come together with well-known performers of jazz music, to meet musical producers and also a music and book fair, where they will participate in album releases.

The Festival is divided in two sections: contest and recitals performed by great jazz artists.