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7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest 8th Edition: Winners Announced!

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest 8th Edition: Winners Announced!

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The 7 Virtual Jazz Club is proud to announce the winners of the 8th edition of the contest and to launch the call for entries for the 9th edition
Milan, March 19, 2023, during a live-streaming event, the judging panel and the finalists joined the award ceremony for the Pros & Amateurs and the Under 25 category.

Pros & Amateurs’ category

First prize went to Israeli band Sandia with the tune “Sabres": live Concert in Jazz Club Ferrara (Italy) and Camera Jazz and Music Club—Bologna (Italy), artistic consulting offered by Big Bang Music Booking and Management Agency (Bulgaria).

Second prize goes to American drummer Anthony Fung with the tune “A call for peace": live Concert in Urbino Plays Jazz’s Festival (Italy); two hours of free consultation on the Canadian jazz market offered by Chronograph Records (Canada).

Under 25 category

First prize went to American group Sasha Berliner Quintet with the tune “Shade of Jade": live Concert in Jazz Club Ferrara (Italy); a scholarship for the 53rd Edition of the International Summer Workshop 2023 in Siena (Italy).

Second prize went to Norwegian group Tuva Halse Quintet with the tune “Ambivalent": one full scholarship for the participation in the Keep an Eye Summer Jazz Workshop 2023 offered by Conservatorium Van Amsterdam (Netherlands), one-day recording session offered by The Artist Garage (Italy). Special Prizes Best soloist prize to vibraphonist Sasha Berliner (USA): free access to the main course “How to book jazz gigs” offered by Jazzfuel.

Innovation prize to Thierry Maillard Trio Moog Project (France): Live Concert in Un Tubo Jazz Club Siena (Italy)

Best arrangement prize to Anthony Fung + Strings (USA) with the tune “A call for peace": Take five Q&A and Video of the Day offered by All About Jazz.

Best original composition prize to Mindtree (Slovenia) with the tune “Mindtrip”: one hour consulting offered by Ralph Gluch JazzProductions (Switzerland)

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Team wants to thank all the contestants and the international Jury that supported this edition.

The call for entries for the 9th edition will open on April 17th 2023, including changes, new sponsors and new prizes.

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