Frequently Ask Question (FAQ)
Does a band that has released albums can participate in this competition?
Yes it can! Participation is open to the public with no age restrictions and is also open to bands, both for those who have not and have released albums/singles.
Is it allowed to change band members during the competition?
Yes you can! You must notify the committee in advance along with the reasons at least one week before the judging.
Does an uploaded videos can be reclaimed by the participants?
You can’t! All videos that have been sent and uploaded by band participants are the property of the Committee.
How and where is the announcement of the selection results announced?
Participants who enter the elimination round and semi final will be announced via the participant's email. The announcement of the winner of the competition (Grand Final) will be broadcasted at the TPJC 2021 Online Grand Final event via Zoom Video Conference
If the participant going through the semifinal is it free to take traditional songs?
Yes it can! Free songs can come from any genre and language but must be arranged in jazz.
What are the assessment criteria in this competition?
The criteria for the assessment are:
• Harmonization, improvisation and arrangement with weight value multiplied by 2
• Interpretation and performance with weight value multiplied by 1
Is it allowed for band participants who have won a similar competition to participate in this competition?
Yes, it’s allowed! As long as not from the same competition
If we become a finalist, can we submit our own work that has previously been entered in other competitions?
If the participant does not become a winner in the competition, the works that have been included may be submitted in this competition.
When is the deadline for videos uploading for each stage?
• Stage 1 (online submission) dated October 11 2021
• Stage 2 (Semifinals) date November 1 2021
• Stage 3 (Grand Final) date November 29 2021
If come out as a winner when will the winning prize be given?
Prizes will be given on ... ..
Where should I go to find out more about the TP Jazz International Competition?