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The Erroll Garner Jazz Scholarship Contest

The Erroll Garner Jazz Scholarship celebrates the legacy of its namesake and the spirit of jazz in today’s college students. Through this scholarship, the Erroll Garner Jazz Project aims to support college students studying jazz and promote the next generation of jazz musicians.


The Competition

To participate, film yourself covering an Erroll Garner composition (see a list Erroll Garner compositions at the bottom of this page), and post the cover to Youtube or Facebook. Then, submit using the form on this page

The covers will be reviewed by the judges and the Erroll Garner Jazz Project to determine one grand prize winner and three runner-ups.

The Judges

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Jeff Goldblum

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Esperanza Spalding

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Christian Sands

The Prize

The grand prize winner will receive:

  • $500 Erroll Garner Jazz Scholarship

  • Certificate signed by all judges

  • A feature on Erroll Garner’s social media properties, website, and email list

  • Nightconcert, Ready Take One, The Complete Concert By The Sea on Vinyl

The three runner-ups will receive:

  • A feature on Erroll Garner’s social media properties, website, and email list


Enter the competition!

Name *
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Submission must be hosted on Vimeo, Youtube, or Facebook.
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Erroll Garner Compositions

  • Song name

  • Song name

  • Song name

Eligibility

The contest entrant must be enrolled or plan to enrolled in a college or college-level course for the 2019-2020 school year.

The contest entrant must be pursuing a major or minor in a music-related field.

By submitting, the contest entrant is granting the Erroll Garner Jazz Project the right to publish the submission on social media, the Erroll Garner website, and the Erroll Garner email newsletter.