INTERNATIONAL JAZZ COMPETITIONThe FIRST GLOBAL ONLINE JAZZ CONTEST is a competition organized by the 7 Virtual Jazz Club which takes place on the official website of the club www.7virtualjazzclub.net
Confront jazz players from different countries, discover new talents and promote their music
WHO IS IT FOR?
The contest is open to soloists and groups (amateurs or pros), of all ages and countries.
1st Place: 4000 euros (4500 dollars) + advertising
2nd Place: 2000 euros (2300 dollars)+ advertising
3rd Place: 1000 euros (1200 dollars) + advertising
HOW TO ENROLL
In order to partecipate you have to:
2. Pay the sum of 35 Euros per video entry.
3. Upload a video performance of a maximum duration of 7 minutes, a maximum file size of 2 GB (gigabytes) and in one of the following video formats: .avi, .mov, .mpeg, .mp4.
Video quality it’s not important, you can record your video with a smartphone.
You can upload your video until September 15th 2016.
An International jury, composed by some of the most important journalists and jazz critics in the world, will judge all the videos and will decide which videos deserve to make it to the next phase of the contest.
Filippo Bianchi (Italy) - president
Director of Musica Jazz for ten years and winner of the Django d’Or (2003)
Nick Davies (United Kingdom)
Journalist and critic for All About Jazz
Emmanuelle De Decker (India)
Art director for the GOA Jazz Festival
Elisabeth Meza (Mexico)
Composer and singer of Mexico City
Emmanuel Di Costanzo (France)
Musician and teacher.
Fernando Rodriguez de Mondesert (Dominican Republic)
Art director of Jazz en Dominicana.
Gianfranco Continenza (Italy)
Guitarist, composer and teacher.
Madan Rao (India)
Journalist and critic for Jazz, World Music, Jazzuality.
Michael Pronko (Japan)
Journalist and critic for Newsweek Japan, The Japan Times, Jazz in Japan.
Maurizio Franco (Italy)
Musicologist, teacher and essayist.
Walter Kolosky (USA)
Critic for Jazz Magazine, Jazz Improv Magazine.
Charlie Crooijmans (Holland)
Journalist and radio speaker for VPRO.
Sandra Costantini (Italy)
Art director for Jazz Network
Didier Pennequin (France)
Journalist and critic for Jazz Gazette
Callum Haire (United Kingdom)
Violinist and composer from the UK.
Dan Bilawsky (USA)
Critic for All About Jazz and Jazzed Magazine
Marcela Breton (Colombia)
Critic for Jazz Notes, Jazz Times
Valerio Pappi (Italy)
Guitarist and composer, art director of 7VJC
Eddy Smith (USA)
Musician for Edgestone Record
José Deluna (Spain)
Musician and teacher
PRESELECTIONS: The International jury will decide who’s gonna make it to the semifinal.
SEMIFINAL: The videos will be voted by the website viewers (50%) and by the jury (50%).
FINAL: The exhibitions that will make it to this phase will be voted by the Jury, which will pick the winners of the contest.
YouTube Channel (Interviews with judges of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club)
from "All about Jazz"
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from "Audition Magazine"
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from "Music Off"
from "The composer's site"
from "Centro Musica Jam"