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7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest – Live Round - Semifinalists Announced


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The Jury has decided and we are proud to present the semifinalists of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest's 7th edition.

Jazz lovers worldwide can vote for their favorite semifinalists on our website by giving 1 (minimum) to 5 (maximum) notes. The musician with the most votes in each category will win the Web Community Prize.


Pros & Amateurs Category

  • Julia Perminova (Switzerland)
  • Federico Calcagno & The Dolphians (Italy)
  • Aurel Violas Trio (France)
  • Zamir (Israel)
  • Sebastian de Urquiza Unity (Spain)
  • Luis Deniz & Greg Osby (Canada)
  • Dave Meder (featuring Philip Dizack) (USA)
  • Brew Quartet (Italy)
  • Swiss Jazz Ambassadors feat. Sarah Hanahan (Switzerland)
  • Alex Hitchcock (UK)
  • Richard Pavlidis (Australia)
  • James Fernando and Victor Provost (USA)
  • Charalampos Chronis (Greece)
  • Piotr Matusik Trio (Poland)
  • Pierre do Sameiro Italian Quartet (Italy)
  • Maxwell Bessesen (USA)
  • Luke Bainbridge (UK)
  • Aarón Pozòn Quartet (Spain)
  • Yagi Takayuki (Japan)
  • Jake Mason trio (Australia)
  • Nameless Quartet (Italy)
  • Kathrine Windfeld Big Band (Denmark)
  • Tomoko Ozawa (USA)
  • Tomer Cohen (Israel)
  • Sonica (Cyprus)

Under 25 Category

  • N. R. Ramma Trio feat. JM Bentz (Germany)
  • Philip Norris Trio (USA)
  • Lucas Dorado Quintet (Switzerland)
  • Bliss Quintet (Norway)
  • Diasporan Queens (UK)
  • Mykhailo Mendelenko (Ukraine)
  • Andeyo (Italy)
  • Alex Laurenzi Trio (USA)
  • Quartz (France)
  • SolCairo Group (France)
  • The Rain Dance Collective (Venezuela)
  • Ezra Rudel (USA)
  • Hampus Westin Trio (Sweden)
  • Maël Mercier & Eliott Knuets Duo (Belgium)
  • Patrik Joray (Switzerland)
  • Lorenzo Vitolo Quartet (Italy)
  • Symbiosis 5 (Hungary)
  • Eric Stern (USA)

About The 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club contest is a unique musical competition for solo artists, bands, and singers from all over the world. We believe that jazz is about more than music. It’s about emotion, creativity and soul. Our goal is to find truly outstanding performers and share their music with the world.

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