The Zawinul Foundation for Achievement is happy to introduce singer/songwriter/guitarist Frederic Lipgens as this year’s Austrian “Z” Award winner.
The Zawinul Foundation for Achievement is so proud to hear Jamael Dean, ZFFA’s first American “Z” Award winner, was just named “Best Jazz Soloist” in DownBeat Magazine’s Student Music Awards! Jamael played piano on the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet 2016-2017
The NAMM Foundation just announced the Zawinul Foundation for Achievement (ZFFA) is officially a member of its first NAMM Foundation Nonprofit Management Institute graduating class! ZFFA board members attended the startup program at this year’s NAMM conference to learn strategies
The Zawinul Foundation for Achievement is pleased to announce Dr. Georg Fraberger will receive the Zawinul Foundation Honorary Spirit Award. The ZFFA bestows the Spirit Award to a European Union student who exhibits an unparalleled passion for music and who
The Zawinul Foundation for Achievement is thrilled to announce Austrian performing legend Marianne Mendt as the 2018 Zawinul Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award presentation will be held on Saturday, 12 May 2018, at the popular jazz and music
Happy New Year from the Zawinul Foundation for Achievement! We’re excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for all 2018 awards. The application deadline is March 16, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST. Our award lineup for 2018 includes:
The 2017 “Z” Award Ceremony went wonderfully! There were outstanding performances from past students, great speeches from the award recipients, and an incredibly positive and celebratory atmosphere! Thank you so much to our sponsors, volunteers, production team, students, families, friends,
We’re very excited to announce Youngmin “JJ” Lee is the 2017 Joe Zawinul International Music Award recipient. “This award means so much to me,” says Lee, a student at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. “The moment I realized music was