THE MZANTSI JAZZ AWARDS
THE MZANTSI JAZZ AWARDS (MJA) AIM TO RECOGNIZE EXCELLENCE IN JAZZ MUSIC IN SOUTH AFRICA.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
WHY THE JAZZ AWARDS
The purpose is to celebrate, appreciate and venerate jazz as a musical form that not only entertain but also uplift and heal the artist and the listener alike.
MJA DEVELOPING JAZZ MUSICIANS.
MJAC is passionate about developing musicians- from showcasing new jazz musicians during our awards ceremonies to offline workshops.
We invite partnerships with both local and international organisations towards advancing jazz excellence in South Africa and the world!
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WHAT’S THE CRITERIA
- Technical competence
- Contribution to the industry with something new
- Popularity within segment/fan base
SPEAKING ABOUT CRITERIA
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The following have been the Lifetime Achievement Recipient in the last 5 Years, in no particular order: