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.
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.
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.
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.
Patricia Johnston - Producer, co-founder Taklit Publishing & Production
Iñaki Askunze (musician, conductor, arranger, composer)
Mark Sullivan (journalist for All About Jazz, musician and composer)
Fiona Ross (vocalist, pianist, composer, producer, educator, journalist)
Chris Hodgkins (Musician, writer, broadcaster for Jazz London Radio and Pure Jazz Radio)
Confirmed the judge for the Japan: Geila Zilkha (Jazz Vocalist/ Singer-songwriter/Educator)
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)
David Helbock's Random Control (Austria)
Pere Bujosa & Magali Sare (Spain)
Aubrey Logan (USA)
Web Community Prize goes to Reveries (Italy).
Go on our Website on the page GO TO LIVE and vote the video to assign the Web Community Prize (1000 Euros)
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.
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:
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.
Stiamo eleborando la richiesta