The first classified will finally be included in the lineup of UJ Weekend (Terni, 15-18 September 2022) and Umbria Jazz Winter # 29 (Orvieto, December 28th 2022 – January 1st 2023). Any changes caused by the prolongation of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) health emergency - An alternative recognition will be identified if there are delays or impediments in carrying out the previous phases of the competition and the consequent identification of the winner due to the prolongation of the emergency Coronavirus epidemiology.
The winner selected by the artistic jury will win a cash prize worth 5,000 euros as a form of support for his/her musical career.
Finally, also for the 2022 edition, the promoters are giving away participation in the Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics 2023, which will be assigned at the sole discretion of the technical and artistic juries to the single musician deemed most promising, chosen from among all those enrolled in the Contest, without distinction between soloists and groups.
In the months following the Festival, the organization of Umbria Jazz will promote a concert tour of the winner, consisting of approximately 3-5 stages in autumn 2022, according to a schedule to be defined and agreed. The concerts can be hosted by jazz clubs and festivals on the Italian territory and / or in the calendar of activities of some of the most important academic institutions and universities in the country. Any changes caused by the prolongation of the health emergency from Coronavirus (Covid-19) - The promoters will arrange the tour on the earliest dates available if there are delays or impediments in the performance of the previous phases of the competition and the consequent identification of the winner due to the prolongation of the epidemiological emergency from Coronavirus.
The winner will be invited to play in L'Aquila on the occasion of the "Italian Jazz for L'Aquila", one of the largest jazz events in our country, promoted in collaboration with the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and testimony of support concrete of the artists to the civil, social and cultural reconstruction of the Abruzzo capital. Any changes caused by the prolongation of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) health emergency - Conad and the Umbria Jazz Foundation will identify an alternative prize in one of the following circumstances: a) in the event that at the date of "the Italian Jazz for L’Aquila" the winner had not yet been identified; b) in the event that the event was postponed or canceled due to the protracted epidemiological emergency from Coronavirus
For the most voted by the people’s jury (see art.5, point 1b), a voucher worth 500 euros to be spent by the end of 2022 in a professional recording studio (chosen by the winner) for the recording of their album. Should the winner coincide with that of the artistic jury, the prize of the popular jury will be assigned to the second group or soloist most voted by the online community.