Milan, February 13th 2022, during a live streaming event, the judging panel and the 7 Virtual Jazz Club finalists (2021 Edition) joined the award ceremony for the Pros and Amateurs and the Under25 category. Pros and Amateurs’ Category First Place: Israeli harmonica player Ariel Bart for the composition “Colors Palette.” Prize: Masterclass (CvA program) offered by Conservatorium van Amsterdam; Live Concert in Jazz Club Ferrara (Italy); recording equipment and advertisement. Second Place: English group led by bassist Misha Mullov-Abbado for the composition “The Infamous Grouse.” Prize: Live Concert in Jazz Club Ferrara (Italy); Recording equipment and advertising. Third Place: Swedish Big Band Tolvan Big Band for the composition “Interactions.” Prize: Recording equipment and advertising. Under 25 Category First Place: Latvian guitarist Ella Zirina for the composition “I Love You Porgy.” Prize: Summer Workshop offered by Conservatoriun van Amsterdam; Artistic consulting of the length of one year offered by Taklit Publishing and Production Agency (France); Recording equipment and advertisement. Second Place: Belgian group Cobalt Trio for the composition “Milan’s Blues.” Prize: One year contract proposal offered by JazzMedia and More Agency (Germany) including: booking, media work, promotion; 500€ in money prize; recording equipment. Third Place: Indonesian pianist Kasyfi Kalyasyena for the composition “Change.” Prize: Recording equipment and advertisement. The 7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Team wants to thank all the contestants and the international Jury who supported this edition. The call for entries for the 7th edition will open on March 1, 2022, including changes, new sponsors and new prizes….

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