James Morrison Jazz Scholarship

The “James Morrison Jazz Scholarship” is open to solo instrumentalists to further the jazz career of the successful entrant. The winner will receive $10,000 to assist in the development of their career. This award is sponsored by the Evan’s family in recognition of Ron Evans love of jazz and desire to encourage talent.

To apply fill out the application form below and submit a recording via Dropbox (details below)

Six finalists will be selected and must be available to attend final adjudication in Mount Gambier during the Generations in Jazz Festival 2-5 May 2019.  Applicants residing in Australia will be flown from their closest capital city to Mount Gambier and return. International applicants will be responsible for their arrival and departure from Australia, domestic flights will be provided.

Scholarship Applications for 2019 open on 4th January 2019 and close on 15th March 2019.

Application requirements

Applicants must be not older than 19 years as at 1st January 2019.

An online folder (Dropbox, Hightail etc) of applicant’s performance of (maximum five minutes each piece):

  • 12 bar blues (mp3)
  • Ballad of own choice (mp3)
  • A recent passport photograph (jpeg)For Drummers
  • A swing tune (mp3)
  • A Latin tune
  • A recent passport photograph (jpeg)

Click Here to Apply for the James Morrison Jazz Scholarship