Preliminary Jazz Search West Competition #2
Friday 3/10/2017 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Piedmont Piano Co.
1728 San Pablo Ave
East Bay - Oakland
$10 to $40
Jazz Search West 2017, the Bay Area's Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, will offer FIVE exciting competitions at Jazz venues in the East Bay during March and April all Open to the Public. Contestants will perform at the venue of their choice in front of a panel of prestigious judges chosen from Bay Area Jazz professionals and a supportive live audience. At the end of each competition, 3 lucky finalists will be selected to move on to the exciting Semi- Final at the beautiful Freight and Salvage. From there, 8 Finalists will move on to the Grand Finale at Yoshi's Oakland, the East Bay's premiere jazz club.
4 top winners will be ultimately chosen, with the help of the audience vote, and will win valuable prizes designed to enhance their musical careers including a scholarship to the California Jazz Conservatory, full tuition to Jazz Camp West 2017, professional produced Demo, recording studio time at Live Oak Studios, and a performance slot at Piedmont Piano Co. Jazz Search West is an incredible opportunity to gain exposure and visibility, and to move to the next level.
Our panel of judges is made up of some of the Bay Area's most outstanding Jazz performers including The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Dave Ellis, and Nicolas Bearde. A professional rhythm section trio will be provided each night with well-known Bay Area Jazz musicians including Walter Bankovitch, Jeff Chambers and Mark Lee.
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$10 to Attend (