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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2018

We are now accepting entries for this year’s Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year competition! We are delighted to be partnering with Jazz at the Blue Lamp in Aberdeen for the semi-final on May 13th, and Glasgow International Jazz Festival for the final at Drygate on June 20th 2018

Criteria for entry is as follows:

  • Musicians must be aged 25 or under on 20th June 2018
  • Musicians must be Scottish by birth or have been residential in Scotland for a min 2 years with a residential address
  • Previous winners are not eligible for re-entry but previous finalists and semi-finalists are welcome to apply again.
  • Musicians must be available for participation in the semi-final and final

To register your interest, email us at with the following info –

Subject: YSJM Note of Interest

Info to include: Name, age, instrument, location

and also then read the guidelines for application here and complete the online application form. Include / upload your sound recordings for the blind audition preliminary round to allow us to select the semi-finalists (max 10).

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