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7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest 8th Edition–Live Round Announced


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The jury has decided and we are proud to present the semifinalists (in alphabetical order) of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest 8th Edition:

Jazz fans worldwide can vote for their favorite semifinalists on our website by giving one (minimum) to five (maximum) votes. The musician with the most votes in each category will win the Web Community Prize (direct access to the final). Voting ends on February 25th.

Pros & Amateurs Category

Anthony Fung & Strings (USA)
Arnaud Dolmen feat. Vincent Peirani (France)
Asaf Harris Quintet (Israel)
Benny Benack III / Bria Skonberg vocal duet (USA)
David Sirkis (Israel)
Dimitri Howald trio (Switzerland)
Federica Lorusso (Italy)
G. di Franco & F. Negro (Belgium)
Geoff Vidal Quintet (USA)
Ineza (Belgium)
Jakub Paulski Band (Poland)
Joanna Duda Trio (Poland)
John "Lil John" Lumpkin feat. T. Peoples and The Mica Bethea Big Band (USA)
Karla Silva trio (Venezuela)
Komradin feat. Roni Eytan (Israel)
Louis Matute Large Ensemble (Switzerland)
Luis Deniz group (Canada)
Manel Fortià Libérica (Spain)
Max Bessesen Octet (USA)
Michael Ragonese Trio (USA)
Quentin Bryan Angus (USA)
Ralph Hepola (USA)
Sandia band (Israel)
The Trigonal (Japan)
Thierry Maillard Moog Project (France)
Tobias Hoffmann Nonet (Austria)
Tony Karapetyan Trio (Armenia)
Valentina Fin (Italy)

Under 25 Category

Amalie Dahl group (Norway)
Anna Shekera (Ukraine)
Arina Bagaryakova (Russia)
Art Baden (Russia)
Asteroidea (Sweden)
Boy’s Band Bop Boy (France)
Chris Mondak band (USA)
David Luca Jazz Trio (Romania)
Emma Feld-Mugnaini Band (France)
George Grydkovets trio (Ukraine)
Gonçalo Soares Quartet (Portugal)
Hillai and Nitsan (Israel)
James Greer Duo (Canada)
Lachlan McGargill Quartet (Australia)
Manon Mullener Quintet (Switzerland)
Milan Verbist Trio (Belgium)
Mindtree (Slovenia)
Olivia (Sweden)
Orchestra Felice (Italy)
Roella Oloro & Friends Big Band (UK)
Sasha Berliner Quintet (USA)
ShekBand (Ukraine)
Tristan Versace Quintet (France)
Tritono Jazz Quartet (Italy)
Tuva Halse Quintet (Norway)
Vincent Meissner trio (Germany)

Live concerts & streaming

We are proud to announce that the concerts for last edition’s winners will be streamed live from Jazz Club Ferrara in the coming days.

February 10th, 2023, 9.30 PM CET: Alex Hitchock Trio
March 17th, 2023, 9.30 PM CET: Bliss Quintet

New edition

The call for entries for the 9th Edition will open on April 17th, including changes, new sponsors and new prize.


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