There are many prizes reserved for finalists and winners of the Conad Jazz Contest, in cash and otherwise, to support their musical career and training.
THE 10 FINALISTS: live performances at Umbria Jazz
A technical jury made up of musicians and experts will listen to all the songs uploaded, nominating 9 finalists out of a total of 10 expected. A popular jury, open to all, will select 1 of the 10 finalists. The 10 finalists identified in this way will win the opportunity to perform within the ofﬁcial program of Umbria Jazz's 50th anniversary, from Friday 7 July to Sunday 16 July 2023.
1st PLACE: a €5,000 check
The winner selected by the artistic jury following the live performances will receive a cash prize worth €5,000 as a form of support for their musical career.
1° PLACE: Il Jazz Italiano per l'Aquila
The winner will have the opportunity 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 of Cultural Heritage and Activities and testimony to the concrete support of the artists to the civil, social and cultural reconstruction of the capital of Abruzzo.
1° PLACE: the Autumn Tour
In the months following the Festival, the Umbria Jazz organization will promote a concert tour of the winner, indicatively consisting of 3-5 stages in autumn 2023, according to a calendar to be defined and agreed upon. The concerts may be hosted by jazz clubs and festivals in Italy and/or in the calendar of activities of some of the most important academic institutions and universities in the country.
1° PLACE: UJ weekend and Umbria Jazz Winter's stages
The winner will finally be included in the lineup of UJ Weekend (Terni, 14-17 September 2023) and Umbria Jazz Winter #30 (Orvieto, 28 December 2023 - 1 January 2024).
1° PLACE: promotion on the official channels of Conad Jazz Contest
The winner will receive promotion during the entire tour on the official social channels of the Contest (Instagram and Facebook: @conadjazzcontest)
MOST PROMISING MUSICIAN: Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics 2024
Among all those registered for the Contest, at the sole discretion of the technical and artistic juries, the single musician deemed most promising will be assigned participation in the Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics 2024.
THE WINNER OF THE POPULAR JURY: voucher for recording studio
For the most voted by the popular jury, a voucher worth 500 euros is to be spent by the end of 2023 in a professional recording studio (of the winner's choice) for the recording of their album.
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