Official press release for admission to the Final on 27 and 28 June 2024

The artistic direction of the Massimo Urbani International Prize is pleased to communicate the names of the musicians who have passed the selection phases and have been admitted to the final of the 2024 edition which will take place on 27 and 28 June in Camerino (MC).

  • Catria Riccardo, trumpet
  • Cocciolo Sofia, vocals
  • Cutillo Marco, guitar
  • Della Pietra Rubina, vocals
  • Di Leone Alberto, trumpet
  • Galeano Enrico, guitar
  • Genna Roberta, vocals
  • Locarni Simone, piano
  • Palazzo Gianluca, guitar*
  • Panizzi Cesare, piano
  • Santimone Guglielmo, piano
  • Tangherlini Nico, piano

*winner of the Nuoro Jazz scholarship.

Competition Announcement 2024

28th edition – International jazz soloist award

  • Artistic Direction: MusiCamDo Jazz
  • Founder: Paolo Piangiarelli
  • Chief Judge: Francesco Cafiso

The competition is open to Italian and foreign jazz soloists playing any instrument (including voice).

Deadline for sending subscription: MAY 6, 2026

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The following awards will be assigned:

  • Premio Internazionale Massimo Urbani;
  • “Paolo Piangiarelli” Award which includes recording, mixing and mastering of the winner’s artistic project;
  • 2nd e 3rd place;
  • NUOVO IMAIE Award, which includes a 6 concerts tour for the winner;
  • Scholarships for jazz workshops in Italy like Nuoro Jazz and Fara Music Summer School;
  • Audience Award, to the artist most voted by the audience of the final stage;
  • Social Award, to the artist most voted by the web audience;
  • Critics Award, a special award given by a jury composed of specialized journalists and artistic directors