The Second Annual Made In New York Jazz Gala Is Announced


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s music an international language? Looking at the international jazz scene it would be hard to argue otherwise. On June 27th, 2015 at in New York the international nature of jazz is being celebrated to its fullest, with the Made in New York Jazz Competition hosting international jazz, folk jazz and new flavor jazz artists all sharing the stage together.

The Made in New York Jazz Competition has gone a long way in helping make people aware of how vibrant the jazz scene is on an international scale. Every year the organization holds an international online jazz competition, and the winners are later brought back to perform in New York sharing the stage with some of the world's biggest jazz names. This year, this International Jazz Gala is scheduled for June 27th at Tribeca Performing Arts Center, at the anticipation surrounding it is incredibly high.

“This is one of the highlights of the jazz year for us," commented the founder of Made in New York Jazz Competition, Misha Brovkin. “The lineup for our second Jazz Gala is absolutely fantastic, and we'll see international jazz, new flavor jazz and folk jazz will all be represented. If you love jazz or just great music in general it's not something to miss."

Some highlights this year will include: the 1st Place winners Eden Rabin International Project with artists from Israel Germany USA and Chile, 2nd Place winner American vocalist Thana Alexa, and 3rd Place winners Jan Prax quartet from Germany all performing on stage with jazz greats like trumpet player Randy Brecker, percussionist Bobby Sanabria, bassist Alex Blake and saxophonist, art director of the competition, Yaacov Mayman.

Other participants from the competition will also be performing coming from all over the world and showing their unique jazz influences Polly Gibbons from Britain, Uraz Kivaner from Turkey, Sinan Almanovic from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The performance will be held on Saturday, June 27th at 7PM at the Tribeca Performance Arts Center; tickets are $45 with special priced $40 tickets for students and seniors.

About the Made in New York Jazz Competition

The Made in New York Jazz Competition is the world's first and fastest growing online jazz competition. Competition entrants upload video performances in as many of the seven jazz-genre categories as they wish. Registrants vote for their favourite performances. Finalists are selected through a combination of online votes and the Competition's Board of Members, which is comprised of highly regarded jazz musicians.

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