CONAD JAZZ CONTEST voting to choose the tenth finalist starts now
Bologna, 1 June 2023 . Voting begins today to select the tenth finalist of the Conad Jazz Contest , competition promoted by Conad and the Umbria Jazz Foundation, dedicated to young jazz players between the ages of 18 and 28.,
A technical jury, chaired by Manuele Morbidini, director of Umbria Jazz Orchestra and saxophonist composer, will identify 9 of the 10 finalists who will perform live on stage at the 50th edition of Umbria Jazz (Perugia, 7-16 July 2023).
The popular jury is open to all. Voting is very simple: just register for free on the official website of the Contest www.conadjazzcontest.it and express your preference, assigning up to a maximum of 10 votes in total. Online voting will close at 11.59pm on Monday 12 June 2023.
There are 207 musicians registered for the competition, distributed in 69 formations between bands and soloists from all over Italy.
The 10 finalists thus identified will perform live on stage at the fiftieth edition of Umbria Jazz, and will be an artistic jury, composed of Paolo Fresu , internationally renowned trumpeter , Stefano Bragatto , Director of Radio Monte Carlo, Marco Molendini , journalist, and Manuele Morbidini , former president of the technical jury, to decree the overall winner.
The first classified will receive a check for 5,000 euros to support their musical career and a tour of live performances starting from UJ Weekend and then continuing with the Italian Jazz for L’Aquila, Umbria Jazz Winter, and some of the best-known jazz clubs in Italy. The special prize for the single most promising musician is confirmed again this year, for which a place will be reserved at the “Clinics” of the Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz 2024.
Listening and voting on the website www.conadjazzcontest.it
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