On the 11th of December, during the annual music:LX press conference, the Export Artist Of The Year nominees were announced. Here are the nominees again for the Jazz category in case you missed them: Dock In Absolute, Reis Demuth Wiltgen, Maxime Bender Universal Sky.
For the Jazz category, music:LX are happy to award Reis Demuth Wiltgen with this year’s Export Artist Of The Year Award! The Luxembourg based jazz trio made up of Michel Reis (Piano), Marc Demuth (Bass), Paul Wiltgen (Drums) have had a great year of touring, having played throughout Europe with the likes of renowned jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman as well as playing a string of other shows in Japan, Turkey and Cape Verde. Additionally, they have released the now critically acclaimed album “Once in a blue moon” on the Italian label CAM JAZZ.
Each winner received a trophy with the inscription Export Artist Of The Year 2018 and 2000€ from Den Atelier and music:LX
The Export Artist Of the Year awards were presented at the first edition of the Luxembourg Music Awards, organised by the Rockhal.