New Project Series

*PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, ONLY SELECTED ENSEMBLES WILL BE CONTACTED*

The New Project Series at the Detroit Jazz Festival offers professional artists at any stage in their career the opportunity to submit for a honorarium ($2000-$5000) and performance slot at the Detroit Jazz Festival.

The New Project Series seeks to support jazz artists/ensembles of excellence (5 piece or larger) in the presentation of a new project at the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival. The presentation must be a national premiere of the newproject (i.e. the project cannot have been presented at a festival or any venue exceeding a 50 person capacity prior to its 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival performance.) The new project must be 55-70 minutes in length.

Artist(s) selected for this series will be granted a performance slot at the 2017 Detroit jazz Festival and $2000 - $5000 Honorarium. The selected artists/ensembles will be presented as part of the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival’s NewProject Series

Complete the Open Submission Form below and upload audio samples and specify what makes your ensemble appropriate for the New Project Series at the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival.

All Submissions are reviewed by the Artistic Director for artistry, musicality, interaction, and excellence.

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