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How did you fall in love with jazz? Make a video, win a prize

Savage Content has announced its second annual "How I Fell In Love With Jazz" video contest. Will you be the winner?

Savage Content, a site that claims to be "building a virtual and real-world platform for new opportunities to enjoy and experience musical entertainment," will award a $5,000 grand prize and a $2,500 second place prize for the best video presentation of how you fell in love with jazz music.

There will also be 25 third place winners, based on votes as "crowd favorites," for $100 each.

There is an impressive roster of judges for this contest: saxophonist Wayne Shorter, drummer Steve Jordan, percussionist Pedrito Martinez, pianist Emmet Cohen and vocalist Andromeda Turre.

Submit your video, 1 to 3 minutes long, creatively expressing how you came to love jazz music, by Nov. 21 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Voting ends Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Sample videos to inspire you are on the Savage Content website. Also, it's very important to read the official contest rules and guidelines that you'll find there.

Good luck!

Originally from Detroit, Robin Lloyd has been presenting jazz, blues and Latin jazz on public radio for nearly 40 years. She's a member of the Jazz Education Network and the Jazz Journalists Association.
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