Last Saturday the winners of the fifth edition of the global jazz contest promoted by the 7 Virtual Jazz Club association were announced. The 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Global Contest is the one and only online jazz contest in the world. Since 2016 the organization aims to discover jazz talent and spread the love for jazz music.
Earlier in the month the organization announced the winners of the the Web Community Prizes with the honors being awarded to Ada Flocco (Italy), Eytan Schillinger-Hyman (USA) and Daniel Dyonisius (Indonesia). The winners of the Web Community Prize automatically went through to the final.
The competitions international Jury have now voted and the winners in each category are:
Pros & Amateurs’ Category
The jury prize for the best musician (€ 1,000 plus a live concert in the Jazz Club Ferrara – Italy) has been awarded to the Brazilian vocalist Camila Ronza who presented the song “Nilopolitano”.
Second Prize (€ 1000 plus advertising) went to the English saxophonist Alex Hitchcock for “Points of contact”. Third Prize was jointly awarded to Aubrey Logan feat. Hagelsag for “Airport codes” and to the Canadian trumpeter Rachel Terrien for “V per Vena”.
Under 25 Category
The Jury prize for the best Under 25 (One year proposal contract offered by JazzMedia & More plus a live concert in the Jazz Club Ferrara – Italy) has been assigned to the Italian pianist Tommaso Perazzo which presented the song “The rocket blues”.
Second Prize (€ 500 plus a live concert in the Jazz Club Ferrara – Italy) to the band NAUSYQA for “To those who fight”. Third Prize: Spanish band Chai Masters for “Bulerìa”.
The Taklit Publishing & Promotion agency gave the honorable mention to the young Italian trumpeter Davide Battista and Indonesian guitarist Daniel Dyonisius. The 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Team wants to thank all the contestants and the International jury who collaborated to this edition making the contest possible in what can only be seen as a very difficult year for the arts.
Further information can be found at the The 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s website.
Last modified: February 8, 2021