The Radio and TV network WDR serving North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany has announced today that saxophonist Theresia Philipp (for composition), drummer Achim Krämer (for improvisation) and Kemal Dinç who plays bağlama which is a long necked lute (for ''musical culture'') are among the winners of their jazz prize worth 30,000 euros overall.
The awards will be presented in the Gütersloh theatre in February next year. Before that on the station next week you can tune in for recorded performances by the winners. Kemal Dinç, top left, Theresia Philipp and Achim Krämer. Photo: WDR