7 Virtual Jazz Club's Global Online Jazz Contest 2017 Edition - Total ‎€ 7,000 In Prizes


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The preselections just began. A grand prize of € 4,000 will be awarded to the winner. Deadline: November 5th
The 7 Virtual Jazz Club continues its worldwide search for emerging and under recognized creative musicians from all ages and backgrounds. The winner will receive € 4,000, while another € 2,000 will go to the best new talent (the “Best New Talent” is a musician—soloist or band member—who is considered the best musician by the jury, even if he or she doesn't reach the finals) and the musicians who tally the most popular votes by the web community will receive € 1,000.

To enter the contest, soloists and groups pay a small registration fee and submit a video (maximum seven minutes) 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.

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Deadline: November 5, 2017

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)

International judging Panel: 2017 Edition
  • Clarence Chang (Ceo of Jazz World- Producer) Hong Kong
  • Eddy Determeyer (journalist and broadcaster) Netherlands
  • Marcela Breton (journalist, member of the Jazz Journalist Association) Colombia
  • Hryar Attarian (journalist for All About Jazz) USA
  • Nick Davies (journalist for All About Jazz- Radio speaker) UK
  • 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
  • Arnaldo DeSouteiro (member of JJA- NARAS-Grammy voting member- founder of the Jazz Station Records label) Brazil
  • 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
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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