Welcome to the 2 n d Annual
"HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH JAZZ" VIDEO CONTEST
We are looking for 1-3 minute video diaries detailing how individuals fell in love with jazz music. To enter, simply pull out your recording device and tell us how your passion of jazz came to be.
Be creative as to how you present your story!
YOUR 2021 HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH JAZZ WINNERS ARE...
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: DREW TUCKER
from Kennesaw, Georgia— a vibes player and educator who prides himself in opening the worldview of his students through jazz. Drew has had the pleasure of watching his daughters fall in love with the art form as well.
2ND PLACE WINNER: SVETLANA SHMULYIAN
from NYC. Svetlana, a singer herself, finds jazz to be an escape and an inspiration to persevere. She was drawn to jazz through the beauty of its expression, and was moved by it so much so that she packed up and moved to a different continent to pursue her dream of being a musician.
GRAND PRIZE - $5,000
2ND PLACE - $2,500
TOP 25 CROWD FAVORITES - $100 EACH
Plus, we donated $50,000 to the Jazz Foundation of America this year to support musicians in need.
Submission Period: October 1, 2021 @ 8 AM ET - January 15, 2022 @ 11:59 PM ET
Voting Period: October 1, 2021 @ 8 AM ET - February 1, 2022 @ 11:59 PM ET
For more details, please see our Official Rules.
**NO REGISTRATION FEE OR PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.