Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Preservation Hall Foundation to be working with the John Lennon Songwriting Tour Bus!

The Preservation Hall Foundation in conjunction with the John Lennon Education Bus Tour is excited to announce the New Orleans Jazz Songwriting Contest. In celebration of New Orleans’ great Jazz history, we have partnered with the John Lennon Educational Bus to provide Louisiana residents with the chance to shine as a songwriter.

*Must be a Louisiana state resident to qualify

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus presents:

Entry Fee: Free
Start: Monday, March 19, 2012
End: Friday, April 13, 2012
Winner Announcement: Friday, April 20, 2012

In celebration of New Orleans‘ great Jazz history, upload your original songs for your chance to shine as a songwriter!

Our grand prize winner will win an Avid prize pack containing an MBox with Pro Tools 10, an M-Audio Key Station Mini along with Sibelius 7! Also, the GPW will receive an Epiphone “Inspired By” John Lennon Casino guitar, an ATM510 microphone from Audio-Technica, a Lennon Bus Live on-board recording session and a free entry into either Session I, 2012 or Session II, 2012 of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest!

The two (2) finalists will a free entry into either Session I, 2012 or II the JLSC where they will contend to win huge prizes packs and our $20K Song of the Year Prize.

Open exclusively to Louisiana state residents, the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and John Lennon Educational Tour Bus are offering you this special opportunity for free!

Songs will be judged by the renowned New Orleans jazz musicians, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and evaluated based on melody, composition, originality and lyrics (when applicable) to determine the Grand Prize Winner and two (2) finalists.

A completed entry consists of recorded music, lyrics (when applicable) and contact information. Please note, the quality of performance and production will not be considered during judging. For additional information, please refer to the Rules and Regulations.

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