The 2014 Zawinul “Z” Award

On May 18, 2014, the Zawinul “Z” Award ceremony will take place at the Zawinul Musikschule in Gumpoldskirchen, Austria.

This event has been made possible by the partnership between the Zawinul Foundation for Achievement and the Joe Zawinul Musik Schule, in Gumpoldskirchen, 20 minutes outside Vienna, Austria.

Meet the “Z” Award finalists, these students come from all of lower austria.  Each one was chosen for their talent, ambition, focus and approach to music:

Clara Loibersbeck – Bass/Vocals
Cornelia Hackl – Vocals
David Mahmoodzadeh – Guitar
Eleonora Vardanian – Vocals
Jakob Berger – Piano/Saxophone
Johannes Frank – Trumpet
Julia Rosenfellner – Piano/Vocals
Marlene Pregesbauer – Flute
Mathias Sessler – Guitar
Paul Untersmayr – Drums/Percussion
Philip Woloch – Vocals/Piano
Reinhard Luger – Trumpet
Renan Spoerk – Guitar
Sebastian Gric – Accordion/Saxophone

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Check back on May 18, 2014, for the announcement of the second-annual Zawinul “Z” Award winner!