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14.04.2020
confirmed another judge for USA
confirmed another judge for USA

Josef Woodard is a longtime journalist-critic on jazz. He has written for DownBeat and the Los Angeles Times for many years, and a list of publications include Jazz Times, Jazziz, Cadence, All About Jazz, Entertainment Weekly, Opera Now, Artweek, and various newspapers.

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11.04.2020
confirmed the judge for Australia

Nikolas Fotakis is a Melbourne-based communications and media professional. He's been writing on jazz for more than 25 years; since 2015, he's running The Australian Jazz website.

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10.04.2020
confirmed the judge for Sweden
confirmed the judge for Sweden

Anna Berglund - Musician, composer, teacher and writer from Uppsala. Has a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

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03.04.2020
confirmed the judge for Ukraine
confirmed the judge for Ukraine
Victor Ovchinnikov (Ukraine)
Promoter, music producer and presenter of jazz living in Kiev, founder of Jazz in Kiev production agency and international Jazz in Kiev Festival (2008-2010); co-producer of jazz TV shows, since 2011 programming director of the annual open-air international Leopolis Jazz Fest (formerly known as Alfa Jazz Fest) in Lviv, Ukraine which is one of the biggest outdoor jazz festivals in Eastern Europe
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02.04.2020
confirmed the judge for India
confirmed the judge for India

Jagadeesh Ramanujam Mudambi
Director of the Bangalore School of Music, heading the Jazz & Contemporary music Dept., Music Relations, concerts, events, programming. He was also involved in programming, producing a Jazz programme on air on Radio Indigo as well as a world music show in syndication with Putumayo World Music.

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31.03.2020
confirmed the judge for Spain
confirmed the judge for Spain

Mirian Arbalejo - jazz critic and popularizer. Over the past five years she has globalized Spanish criticism, as a member of the jury of the DownBeat Critics Poll, the NPR Jazz Critics Poll or the Jazz Journalists Association Awards, just as the Getxo Internacional Jazz Festival and Feminajazz. 

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30.03.2020
confirmed the judge for Hungary
confirmed the judge for Hungary

Kornél Zipernovszky - Founder of the Jazz Studies Research Group, co-edited the Jazz special issue of Americana E-Journal and the Jazz Studies issue of the social science journal Replika.

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25.03.2020
confirmed the judge for Greece
confirmed the judge for Greece
Leonidas Antonopoulos - Journalist, broadcaster, artistic consultant specialized in music, music consultant of the Hellenic Festival 
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25.03.2020
confirmed the judge for UK
confirmed the judge for UK

Peter Slavid - He broadcasts The European Jazz Hour on a number of internet and local radio stations and also writes for London Jazz News

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24.03.2020
confirmed the judge for New Zealand
confirmed the judge for New Zealand

John Fenton - member of the Jazz Journalists Association, videographer and photographer.

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23.03.2020
confirmed the judge for Romania
confirmed the judge for Romania
Virgil Mihaiu - Romanian writer, jazz expert, diplomat, jazz aesthetics professor, polyglot and performer.
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22.03.2020
confirmed the judge for China
confirmed the judge for China

Jiaowei Hu - Jazz critic, writer and analyst based in Shangai.
She joined All about jazz as the first and only Chinese contributor.

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20.03.2020
confirmed the judge for Denmark
confirmed the judge for Denmark

Peter H. Larsen - journalist and jazz writer 
He worked as writer and copy editor, covering also jazz, for major Danish daylies. 

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02.03.2020
The winners 2019 Edition
The winners 2019 Edition

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 edition of the contest.

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25.01.2020
Finalists Announcement
Finalists Announcement
Finalists Annoucement - 2019 Edition
The International Jury is working to choose the winners that will be announced on February, 2020.
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21.12.2019
Live Round
GO TO LIVE

The pre-selection process has concluded. It’s time to cast your vote for your favourite performances!

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22.11.2019
The preselections just started!
The preselections just started!

7 Virtual Jazz Club's Contest - 2019 Edition
Judges are evaluatingm the video performances!

 

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27.10.2019
David Helbock: Live concert
David Helbock: Live concert
This fantastic stage awaits the winner of 2019 edition as well!
 
This concert was organized by the 7 Virtual Jazz Club together with the fascinating Torrione Jazz Club as an award to David Helbock for being the winner of the 2018 edition of the contest.
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28.04.2019
JazzAhead 2019
JazzAhead 2019
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01.04.2019
7 Virtual Jazz Club Online Contest - Podcast Interview
7 Virtual Jazz Club Online Contest - Podcast Interview

Nigel J. EiC @ JazzInEurope and producer at JazzTalk.News  – Nigel J. Interviews Edoardo Pappi who is currently the International communications manager for the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest.

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18.02.2019
Pre-registrations 2019 are open
Pre-registrations 2019 are open
Musicians can get a better deal on the entry fee by pre-registering.
Deadline for pre-registration: June 1st, 2019
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20.01.2019
Web Community Prize & Finalists 2018 Edition
Web Community Prize & Finalists 2018 Edition

7 Virtual Jazz Club is proud to announce the winner of the Web Community Prize and the finalists of the 3rd edition of the global contest.

Click on image

 

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01.01.2019
Participants per nation - 2018 edition
Participants per nation - 2018 edition

Participants per nation

7 Virtual Jazz Club's Contest - 2018 edition

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21.12.2018
Live round - December 2018
Live round - December 2018

7 Virtual Jazz Club Announces the beginning of the Live Round that will take place in the 7 Virtual Rooms

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14.05.2018
Confirmed the judge for the France
Confirmed the judge for the France

Patricia Johnston - Producer, co-founder Taklit Publishing & Production

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22.04.2018
Confirmed another judge for the Spain
Confirmed another judge for the Spain

Iñaki Askunze (musician, conductor, arranger, composer) 

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10.04.2018
Confirmed another judge for the USA
Confirmed another judge for the USA

Mark Sullivan (journalist for All About Jazz, musician and composer)

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08.04.2018
Confirmed the judges for the UK
Confirmed the judges for the UK

Fiona Ross (vocalist, pianist, composer, producer, educator, journalist)

Chris Hodgkins (Musician, writer, broadcaster for Jazz London Radio and Pure Jazz Radio)

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01.04.2018
Jury Prize 2017 Edition
Jury Prize 2017 Edition
We are proud to announce the winner of the Jury Prize - 2017 Edition
 
Gilad Hekselman Trio (USA)
Gilad Hekselman, guitar; Rick Rosato, double bass; Jonhatan Pinson, drums
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30.03.2018
Confirmed the judge for the Japan, Geila Zilkha
Confirmed the judge for the Japan, Geila Zilkha

Confirmed the judge for the Japan: Geila Zilkha (Jazz Vocalist/ Singer-songwriter/Educator)

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06.03.2018
JURY PRIZE - THE FINALISTS
JURY PRIZE - THE FINALISTS

7 Virtual Jazz Club's Contest - 2017 Edition
JURY PRIZE - The finalists

Stockholm voices (Sweden)
David Helbock (Austria)
Yoonmi Choi duo (South Korea)
Alex Hahn (USA)
Samuel Eagles' Spirit (UK)
John Daversa (USA)
David Helbock Trio (Austria)
Gilad Hekselman Trio (USA)
Claudio Vignali (Italy)
Jazzanitza (Bulgaria)
David Helbock's Random Control (Austria)
Pere Bujosa & Magali Sare (Spain)
Aubrey Logan (USA)

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01.03.2018
Web Community Prize goes to Reveries (Italy)
Web Community Prize goes to Reveries (Italy)

Web Community Prize goes to Reveries (Italy).

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22.01.2018
Vote to assign the Web Community Prize
Vote to assign the Web Community Prize

Go on our Website on the page GO TO LIVE and vote the video to assign the Web Community Prize (1000 Euros)

 

 

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14.01.2018
LIVE SECTION
LIVE SECTION

In a few days we'll be announce the names of the musicians which will get to the LIVE SECTION and be voted by the Web Community. 

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13.12.2017
Preselections began!
Preselections began!

PRESELECTIONS BEGAN

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01.12.2017
About the prizes
About the prizes

In order to meet the hundreds of requests from the contestants, in order to avoid an irregular voting system due to fake accounts and fake email addresses, the prize which had to combine jury's and web community's vote will be deleted.

The new prizes will be:

  • JURY PRIZE (3000 Euros) to the best musician (soloist or band)
  • WEB COMMUNITY PRIZE (1000 Euros) to the most voted musician by the web community on YouTube
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17.11.2017
New Deadline Press Release from ALL ABOUT JAZZ - USA
New Deadline Press Release from ALL ABOUT JAZZ - USA

7 Virtual Jazz Club's Global Online Jazz Contest 2017 Edition Extends Deadline To December 10th

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06.11.2017
New Deadline
New Deadline

NEW DEADLINE

After many requests from music schools all over the world, we have decided to extend the deadline for registering and uploading videos to December 10th, 2017.

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17.08.2017
Earlier start of the contest!
Earlier start of the contest!

 

Since lots of you asked us to open the entries earlier, we've decided to start the contest on September 15th 2017.

From this date, you will be able to send us your video performances!

Good luck to you all!

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28.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for China
Confirmed the judge for the China

Confirmed the judge for China, Clarence Chang

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27.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for Australia
Confirmed the judge for the Australia

Confirmed the judge for Australia, Greg Stott

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26.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for Italy
Confirmed the judge for the Italy

Confirmed the judge for Italy, Ares Tavolazzi, musician and teacher

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25.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for France
Confirmed the judge for the France

Confirmed the judge for France: Aurélien Pitavy 

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25.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for South Africa
Confirmed the judge for the South Africa

Confirmed the judge for South Africa: Debbie Mari (teacher)

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24.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for Brazil
Confirmed the judge for the Brazil

Confirmed the judge for Brasil, Arnaldo DeSouteiro

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21.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for Russia
Confirmed the judge for the Russia

Confirmed the judge for Russia, Dmitry Baevsky

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20.04.2017
Confirmed the judges for the UK, Antilles, USA, Colombia and Netherlands
Confirmed the judges for the UK, Antilles, USA, Colombia and Netherlands

Confirmed the judges for the UK, Antilles, USA, Colombia and Netherlands: Nick Davies, Fernando Rodriguez de Mondesert, , Hrayr Attarian, Marcela Breton and Eddie Determeyer.

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19.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for Israel
Confirmed the judge for the Israel

Confirmed the judge for Israel, Dubi Lenz

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18.04.2017
Confirmed the judge for Spain, José Deluna.
Confirmed the judge for the Spain, José Deluna.

Confirmed the judge fot Spain, José Deluna

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07.04.2017
Here are the new prizes:
Here are the new prizes:

1st prize: 4000 Euros to the winner.

2nd prize: 2000 Euros to the best new talent.

3rd prize: 1000 Euros to the most voted musician by the web community.

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03.04.2017
The 2017 edition of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest will be dedicated to Ella Fitzgerald, 100 years after her birth.
The 2017 edition of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest will be dedicated to Ella Fitzgerald, 100 years after her birth.
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08.03.2017
Jazz Park
Jazz Park

From "Jazz Park" - 2017

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Stiamo eleborando la richiesta
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