The Original Voices Series at the Detroit Jazz Festival offers professional artists at any stage in their career the opportunity to submit for a honorarium ($1000-$4000) and performance slot at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
The Original Voices Series seeks jazz artists/ensembles of excellence (and all sizes) who epitomize originality - compositionally, improvisational, texturally etc.. Artist(s) selected for this series will be granted a performance slot at the 2017 Detroit jazz Festival and $1000 - $4000 Honorarium. The selected artists/ensembles will be presented as part of the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival's Original Voices Series.Complete the Open Submission Form below and uploads section and specify what makes your ensemble appropriate for the Original Voices Series at the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival. All Submissions are reviewed by the Artistic Director for artistry, musicality, interaction, and excellence.