History

Since its establishment, Jazz Department, Silpakorn University has been immensely involved with many jazz activities both domestic and international level. In 2005, we initiated a highly acclaimed “Thailand Jazz Competition” (TJC) — the premier jazz competition under the patronage of His Majesty King Bhumipol Adulyadej. As the first of its kind in the country, the contest was overwhelmingly participated by jazz musicians as well as audiences nationwide. Silpakorn University is proud to announce the 2016 Thailand Jazz Competition this time will be held at Asiatique The Riverfront from Sunday 4 December - Monday 5 December 2016.