Thursday, November 16, 2017

New deadline for the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club announces that the new deadline for entering the contest will be December 10th.

Prizes Include:
€ 4,000 to the winner
€ 2,000 to the best new talent
€ 1,000 to the most voted musician by the web community
To enter the contest, soloists and groups pay a small registration fee and submit a video of their performance. Entries will be judged by a panel of international jazz experts (meet the experts) comprised of some of the most respected journalists, musicians and educators in the field.


International judging panel: 2017 Edition:
Arnaldo DeSouteiro (member of JJA- NARAS-Grammy voting member- founder of the Jazz Station Records label)- Brazil
Clarence Chang (CEO of Jazz World and Producer)- Hong Kong
Eddy Determeyer (journalist and broadcaster)- Netherlands
Marcela Breton (journalist, member of the Jazz Journalist Association)- Colombia
Nick Davies (Radio host)- UK
Hryar Attarian (All About Jazz)- USA
Fernando R. de Mondesert (art director “Jazz En Domenicana, member of the Jazz Journalist Association)- Dominican Republic
José Deluna (teacher and musician)- Spain
Dubi Lenz (journalist, broadcaster, art director “The Red Sea Jazz Festival”)- Israel
Dmitry Baevsky (musician and teacher)- Russia
Ares Tavolazzi (musician and teacher)- Italy
Aurélien Pitavy (Art director of Charlie Free-Le Moulin à Jazz)- France
Debbie Mari (musician and teacher at the UKZN- School of Music Jazz Studies)- South Africa
Greg Stott (musician and teacher at the Australian National University)- Australia
Jeri Brown (musician and teacher at the Concordia University Montreal)- Canada
Prizes and winners of the 1st edition of the 2016 contest

1st prize: € 4,000 to Nicole Johanntgen (CHE)
2nd prize: € 2,000 to The Jazz Fingers (ESP)
3rd prize: € 1,000 to Miguel Andrés Tejada (DOM)
About the 7 Virtual Jazz Club

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club is a non-profit all volunteer association dedicated to support jazz music in all its forms. The 7 Virtual Jazz Club website hosts the first fully global online jazz competition in history. The contest welcomes musicians of all ages. Musicians may be amateurs or professionals. Our aim is to unearth hidden musical talent focusing on the new trends that have emerged in jazz.

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