The seventh edition of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club contest officially begins today.
May 15, 2022
- Under 25: soloists and bands aged 25 years or younger. All nationalities welcome, provided the artist is fully independent (i.e. no booking agent, no recording company or publisher);
- Pros & Amateurs: all other musicians not belonging to the Under 25 category.
How to apply
To enter the contest, soloists and groups pay a small registration fee (waived for Ukraine musicians) then submit a video performance. Both original and non-original pieces are accepted. Entries will be judged by a panel of 32 international jazz experts including respected journalists, musicians and educators in the field.
Prizes & Awards
Prizes go to the top two in each category and include cash, live concerts at Jazz Club Ferrara, Urbino Jazz Club, Rome Jazz Club and others; a workshop and masterclass at the Conservatorium Maastricht and Conservatorium van Amsterdam; representation by booking agency JazzMedia and More Agency + a paid live concert at jazzahead! CLUB NIGHT 2023 and one year artistic consulting by In Vivo Agency; professional CD and video recording by Jazztone Studios (Spain); as well as special prizes by All About Jazz, Jazzfuel and many others. Prizes will also rewarded to best soloist, best arrangement, best original composition; and an innovation prize.
This year's expert panel will be guided by Fernando Rodriguez De Mondesert who is the founder and artistic director of Jazz en Dominicana.
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About 7 Virtual Jazz Club
7 Virtual Jazz Club is an APS association founded in 2016 by Valerio Pappi and Giorgia Stefania Gabetto, dedicated to the support of jazz music in all its forms. Our goal is to promote top quality jazz performances and to discover new talents, through a virtual platform.