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Our Annual Z Award ceremony Scheduled to be held at the Porgy & Bess Jazz Club In Vienna, Austria On Saturday June 6th, 2020 is Canceled. We will be back for the 2021 Season. The Applications for the Joe Zawinul Music Exchange Program will remain open until April 2021.

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Established in 2013 by Tony Zawinul, the Zawinul Foundation for Achievement fulfills Joe’s dream to encourage and cultivate the pursuit of performing arts careers in young, promising musicians. It draws from Joe’s personal experiences as an international musician whose classical music roots are based in his early days of music studies in Vienna and whose career exposed him to the cultures and music of the world. The Zawinul Foundation for Achievement allows students to benefit from this precious connection.

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