International Songwriting Competition
| Festivals & Clubs news | 2005-08-29
| International Songwriting Competition 2005|
OVER $100,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES! This is an excellent opportunity for jazz artists and groups that are looking to gain exposure in the music industry. ISC is open to amateur and professional jazz artists.
International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has the most prestigious panel of judges of any songwriting contest in the world. Here is your chance to have your music heard by some of the most high-profile and influential figures in the music industry!
Jazz judges include Sonny Rollins, John Scofield, and Glen Barros (President of Concord Records).
The complete list of 2005 ISC judges include: Sonny Rollins; John Scofield; Glen Barros (CEO/President, Concord Records); Steve Vai; Tom Waits; Loretta Lynn; Monte Lipman (President, Universal Records); Joss Stone; Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC); Macy Gray; MercyMe; Amy Ray (Indigo Girls); LeAnn Rimes; Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse); Jeff Stinco (Simple Plan); BeBe Winans; Peter Hook (New Order); Benji Madden (Good Charlotte); Charlie Musselwhite; The Donnas; Keith Wozencroft ( President, Capitol Music UK); Darrale Jones (VP A&R - Urban, Atlantic Records); Cameron Strang (President, New West Records); Dan Storper (President, Putumayo World Music); Michael McDonald (President, ATO Records); Bruce Iglauer (Founder/President, Alligator Records); Alexandra Patsavas (Owner, The Chop Shop Music Supervision - credits include The OC, Grey''s Anatomy, Without A Trace, Carnivale, Rescue Me); Chris Parr (VP Music Programming & Talent Relations, CMT); Barbara Sedun (VP Creative, EMI Music Publishing Canada); Tara Griggs-Magee (Executive VP of Gospel/Urban Music, Sony Records); Leib Ostrow (CEO, Music For Little People), Thomas Brooman (Co-Founder/Artistic Director, WOMAD); Cory Robbins (Founder/President, Robbins Entertainment); Danny Epstein (Music Supervisor, Sesame Street/Sesame Workshop); Emily Wittmann (Vice-President, Nick Records); and Patrick Moxey(President, Ultra Records/You Records/Sequence Records/Escondida Music/Empire Mgmt.).
Enter via mail or online.
Deadline: October 14, 2005
Genres Accepted: Jazz, Pop/Top 40, Rock, Country, AAA/Roots/Americana, R&B/Hip-Hop, Blues, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, Gospel/Christian, Instrumental, Dance/Electronica, World Music, Children''s Music, Lyrics Only, Teen and Performance.
More info: www.songwritingcompetition.com