LIVE from the American Pianists Awards

GALA FINALS - APRIL 6

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!

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Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater

The Gala Finals on Saturday April 6 will be hosted by Grammy® Award-winning vocalist and NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater
Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling

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

Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

In the second half of the Gala Finals, 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

The American Pianists Awards are held every two years to discover the best aspiring young American jazz or classical pianists. The unique and innovative competitions span 13 months and provide a platform to deeply engage musical artists in a variety of creative formats and settings. Winners receive cash and two years of career advancement and support valued at over $100,000, making this one of the most coveted prizes in the music world and the largest for American jazz pianists.

 

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