Outreach Programme

BORNEO JAZZ TALENT SEARCH

BORNEO JAZZ DJ SEARCH

The Borneo Jazz Festival is proud to present its 2nd Edition Talent Search with an all-new category for DJ’s. With the same aim to provide a unique opportunity to young and emerging artists from the Borneon region to perform and gain attention from music lovers alike. The talent search will run prior to the festival and selected finalists will get to perform and compete at the Borneo Jazz Festival, and stand a chance to win a total prize giveaway of RM11,000.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  1. Originality / Creativity
  2. Entertainment value / Audience appeal
  3. Aesthetic appeal / Best dressed
  4. Interactivity / Stage Presence
  5. Skill level
  6. Online voting

DJ CATEGORY

Best Solo: RM 2,000
Best Duo: RM 3,000

There are many types of DJ’s, but what does it take to stand out? It’s not just about matching beats or clever transitions, it’s learning to match expressions with the desires of an audience. Finalists will get a chance to experience a masterclass with a renowned international DJ.

For a chance to have a masterclass with an international DJ:

  • Basic skills in DJ-ing
  • 1 or more of participants productions
  • A unique trademark in style

Criteria for DJ Submission:

  1. Entries open to all aspiring DJ from Borneo
  2. Age between 15 – 35
  3. ANY genres of music (duration of performance should not exceed 15 minutes)
  4. Participants must create ONE (1) x 30 minutes mixtape consisting of ONE (1) original track and must include an accurate set list.
  5. Submit application via email entitled “BJTS2019 – Aritst name” with below information to BJTS@noblacktie.com.my:
    1. High quality audio and/or video, mp3 or mp4 file (1 or more productions)
    2. Biography
    3. 1 or more productions
    4. Hi-res photo

BAND CATEGORY

Grand Winner: RM 3,000
1st Runner: RM 1,500
2nd Runner: RM 1,000
Best Original Composition: RM 1,000

Every band needs a unique identity and the ability to create not just imitate. There is a level of ensemble technique that really elevates a band to be beyond average and they should be able to take audiences on a ride by dictating the mood with their sets and utilise great segues along with medleys.

Criteria for Band Submission:

  1. Entries open to all aspiring bands from Borneo
  2. Ages between 15 – 35 years old
  3. ANY genre of music (duration of performance should not exceed 15 minutes)
  4. Participants must create ONE (1) original arrangement/composition as video/audio
  5. Submit application via email entitled “BJTS2019 – Aritst name” with below information to BJTS@noblacktie.com.my:
    1. High quality audio and/or video, mp3 or mp4 file (1 or more productions)
    2. Biography
    3. 1 or more productions
    4. Hi-res photo

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