A Jury of One's Peers

Every year Third Coast enlists a new cohort of exceptionally talented producers to be the judges of the Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.

We're excited to announce the 2018 TC/RHDF Competition judges: Hillary Frank, Ike Srikandarajah, Rikke Houd, Sarah Geis, Tony Phillips, Deb George, Millie Jefferson and Luis Trelles, who will select winners in the following 2018 TC/RHDF Competition categories: Best Documentary, Best Foreign Language, Best New Artist and Skylarking.

In this playlist, take a listen to the amazing work the 2018 Third Coast judges have produced themselves!

A Portrait of Horace Parlan

For years, Horace Parlan played jazz with some of the biggest names, including Charles Mingus and Archie Shepp. Now, at 84, his long piano fingers are stiff, and he lives in a nursing home outside of Copenhagen.