• American Pianists Awards Gala Finals

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  • American Pianists Awards Gala Finals

The Super Bowl of Jazz!

The Super Bowl of Jazz!

The Indianapolis Star calls it "the Super Bowl of jazz." The New York Times, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Downbeat Magazine and more cover the event.

The first weekend in April, the jazz world's attention turns to Indianapolis. Don't miss the celebration--experience the Awards!

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Hosted by Grammy® Award-winning vocalist and NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater
Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling

In the first half, each finalist performs a standard with Grammy® Award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling
Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

In the second half, each finalist will perform and original arrangement with the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz

Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz

At the end of the evening the winner will called to stage to receive the Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz--a prize valued at over $100,000

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