Winners of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Competition (2021/ 6th edition) – London Jazz News
The winners of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club 2021 competition (sixth edition) based in Milan are announced by Valerio Pappi
There are two categories “Pros & Amateurs” and “Under 25”.
Registration for the 2022 edition will open on March 1st – site link below.
- Professionals & Amateurs
First prize: Israeli harmonica player Ariel Bart with the “Color Palette” tune. (YOUTUBE / Website)
Second prize: English bassist Misha Mullov-Abbadoof the group with the melody
“The Infamous Black Grouse”.
Third Prize: The Swedish Big Band Tolvan’s Big Band with the tune “Interactions”.
2. Under 25
First prize: Latvian guitarist Ella Zirina with the tune “I Love You Porgy” (YOUTUBE)
Second prize: Belgian group Cobalt Trio with the tune “Milan’s Blues”.
Third prize: Indonesian pianist Kasyfi Kalyasyena with the tune “Change”.
MEMBERS OF THE JURY:
Geila Zilkha (singer, teacher) – Japan
Gegè Telesforo (musician, producer) – Italy
Patricia Johnston (producer & artistic manager) – France
John Fenton (Jazz Journalists Association) New Zealand
Howard Mandel (President of the Jazz Journalists Association) – United States
Chris Hodgkins (producer, broadcaster for Jazz London Radio) – UK
Fernando R. de Mondesert (Association of Jazz Journalists) – Dominican Republic
Hryar Attarian (journalist for All About Jazz) – United States
Arthur Satyan (musician, teacher) – Armenia
Eddie Bencton (writer, producer, teacher) – USA
Marcela Breton (Jazz Journalists Association) – Colombia
Arnaldo DeSouterio (journalist, Producer, member of JJA) – Brazil
Debbie Mari (teacher at UKZN – School of Music Jazz Studies) – South Africa
Jan Fritz (producer, editor) – Germany
Peter Slavid (broadcaster) – UK
Anna-Maria Nitschke (singer and composer) – Netherlands
Jan Granlie (Salt Peanuts publisher) – Denmark
Jane Cornwell (journalist, writer) – Australia
Lofton Wheeler Emenari (broadcaster, writer) – USA
Jiaowei Hu (All About Jazz) – China
Loes Rusch (teacher at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam) – Netherlands
Virgil Mihaiu (writer) – Romania
Mirian Arbalejo (Jazz journalist) – Spain
Arlette Hovinga (Jazz in Europe) – Netherlands
Kornél Zipernovszky (Jazz Journalist) – Hungary
Jagadeesh Ramanujam Mudambi (jazz teacher) – India
David Adler (music critic and journalist) – United States
Victor Ovchinnikov (jazz journalist) – Ukraine
Antonio Ciacca (pianist, composer) – United States
Anna Russkevych (artistic director Jazz on the Dnieper) – Ukraine
Josef Woodard (jazz journalist) – United States
Jean Marie Doury (music journalist) – France
LINK FOR 2022 APPLICATIONS: www.7virtualjazzclub.net