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Songwriting contest judged by renowned New Orleans jazz musicians

2nd April 2012   ·   0 Comments

In celebration of New Orleans’ great Jazz history, the John Lennon Songwriting Contest is presenting the New Orleans Jazz Contest, a songwriting contest judged by renowned New Orleans jazz musicians The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Entries can be submitted through the Sonicbids website at www.sonicbids.com.

Open exclusively to Louisiana state residents, the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and John Lennon Educational Tour Bus are waiving the entry fee for this contest.

The grand prize winner will win an Avid prize pack containing an MBox with Pro Tools 10, and an M-Audio Key Station Mini along with Sibelius 7. The winner will also receive an Epiphone “Inspired By” John Lennon Casino guitar, an ATM510 microphone from Audio-Technica, a “Lennon Bus Live” recording session on board the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.

The grand prize winner, as well as two additional finalists, will win a free entry into the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting Contest where they will contend to win huge prize packs and the $20K Song of the Year Prize.

Songs will be judged by the renowned New Orleans jazz musicians, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and evaluated based on melody, composition, originality and lyrics (when applicable) to determine the Grand Prize Winner and two finalists.

A completed entry consists of recorded music, lyrics (when applicable) and contact information. Please note, the quality of performance and production will not be considered during judging. Entries can be submitted through Sonicbids by April 13.

For more information, visit www.jlsc.com.

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