Since 2016, the one and only global on-line jazz competition for musicians of every age and nationality.

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A space for connecting jazz musicians with agents, record labels, artistic directors. Shaping new opportunities for upcoming talent.

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The go-to spot for jazz news, concerts and events everywhere in the world.

Marketing & Promotion

For promoting activities, concerts, records, books… and everything connected to jazz music.


A space for teachers who want to offer their lessons via streaming or recorded, and for students who can choose the lesson they find most useful,



We started with a dream and developed following your dreams.

This is not just a place to share your passion for jazz. It’s a place to nourish it.


7 Virtual Jazz Club is an 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, offer educational opportunities to up and coming musicians, develop a network of jazz professionals and discover new talents through a virtual platform.


Peter Slavid

Radio Playlist by Peter Slavid

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7VJC Interview: Mauro Sigura

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«It was a great honor to be chosen as the winner of the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Award a few years back, from all the incredible musicians applying from all around the world. It’s a wonderful organization that does something so needed in the world which is to support artists, and our precious art form. Winning the award gave me some financial headroom that I needed in order to focus on my art and I am very grateful for that!»

Gilad Hekselman 
(USA) – musician – one of the leading voices in jazz guitar worldwide

«A vibrant project, reflecting the reality of jazz in our time»

Mirian Arbalejo(Spain) – DownBeat Critics Poll – jazz critic and author member of the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA), the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (GRAMMY)

«The videos submitted to the 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s contest demonstrate the global reach of jazz, and are helping to shape the future of the music in rich and unexpected ways»

Marcela Breton (Colombia) – jazz and literary critic. Editor of Hot and Cool : Jazz Short Stories and Rhythm and Revolt : Tales of the Antilles – member of the Jazz Journalists Association

«It’s great to see and hear people so devoted to being creative with music, working together to bring something beautiful, captivating, diverting, enriching to us who are listening»

Howard Mandel(USA) – President of the Jazz Journalists Association, author, educator, editor, webcaster, blogger, print journalist and board member of the Jazz Institute of Chicago. Two-time winner of ASCAP’s Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music journalism  

«Every year it gets better and better. I am so darnt proud of the future of jazz around the world. And my eternal gratitude to 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest for this great undertaking»

Fernando Rodriguez de Mondesert(Dominican Republic) – Founder and Director of Jazz en Dominicana – Member of the Jazz Journalists Association, journalist for Jazz Times Digital and various newspapers in the Dominican Republic.

«An enjoyable experience viewing, listening to such amazing talent, such diversity across the globe»

Jagadeesh Ramanujam Mudambi (India) – Director of the Bangalore School of Music, heading the Jazz & Contemporary music Dept. experienced guitarist performing with pop, rock, jazz and fusion ensembles.

«I have been impressed with the overall quality of the submissions, and I have seen lots of new names for the first time, including artists from countries I’ve never even looked at before. I would urge all musicians to consider submitting an entry.»

Peter Slavid (UK) – journalist and broadcaster Peter 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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Sign-ups are officially open! Pick your category, Jazz or Beyond Jazz, upload your best video, and compete in the biggest global improvised music showdown ever! Deadline: September 27, 2024.


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