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Jazz Search West 2014- Contestant

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Jazz Search West 2014- Contestant

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
The Sound Room Contestant Enrollment
After 12:00 pm on the day of each competition, walk ups will be taken if there is room available, on a first-come basis.
$40.00 $0.00
Piedmont Piano Co. Contestant Enrollment   more info $40.00 $0.00
The Jazzschool Contestant Enrollment   more info $40.00 $0.00
Duende Contestant Enrollment
After 12:00 pm on the day of each competition, walk ups will be taken if there is room available, on a first-come basis.
$40.00 $0.00

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Jazz Search West 2014, the Bay Area’s Jazz talent search for adults and teens 15 and up, offers four exciting public competitions at East Bay Jazz venues during the month of March. 

  Friday, March 14:  The Sound Room, Oakland 7-10 PM

  Thursday, March 20: Piedmont Piano Co, Oakland 7-10 PM

  Sunday, March 30: The JazzSchool, Berkeley, 3-6 pm

 • Saturday, April 5: Duende, Oakland 7-10 pm

Entry fee for contestants :  $40.

Preliminary competitions FREE to the public

 • Monday, April 7: SEMI-FINAL – Freight and Salvage, 7-10 PM

    Audience: $15 adv./ $17 at the door - for tix : 510-644-2020 

• Tuesday, April 15: GRAND FINALE – Yoshi’s Oakland, 8-10 PM 

   Audience: $20- for tix: 510- 238-9200 (Yoshi's Oakland)

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, four lucky finalists will be selected to move on to the exciting Semi-Final at the beautiful Freight and Salvage. 

8 Finalists will ultimately perform at the Grand Finale at Yoshi’s Oakland, the East Bay’s premiere jazz club.

Three top winners will win valuable prizes designed to enhance their musical careers. 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, Kellye Gray, Glen Pearson and John Calloway. A professional rhythm section trio will be provided each night with well-known exceptional Bay Area Jazz musicians such as Marcus Shelby, Mark Lee, Walter Bankovitch, Denny Berthiaume and Peter Barshay.

Prizes include but are not limited to:

FREE Tuition to Jazz Camp West ’14 - June 21-28, 2014

FREE Professionally produced, engineered and recorded Demo CD

4-Hour recording session at Live Oak Studios in Berkeley


or call Living Jazz at 510-287-8880

Have questions about Jazz Search West 2014- Contestant? Contact Living Jazz


Sound Room
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612


Living Jazz

Living Jazz is a 501 C3 organization based in Oakland, CA

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