1ST MZANTSI JAZZ AWARDS

THE MZANTSI JAZZ AWARDS AIM TO RECOGNIZE EXCELLENCE IN JAZZ MUSIC IN SOUTH AFRICA.

WHY THE JAZZ AWARDS

We love music and we love Mzantsi. We recognize the role of Jazz music as a genre that deserves a special attention in the evolving South African Music industry.
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.

WHAT’S THE CRITERIA

We understand that musical  experience can be rather subjective, we however have outlined foundation criteria that we will continue to refine
  • Creativity
  • Technical competence
  • Contribution to the industry with something new
  • Popularity within segment/fan base
  • Longevity