Berks Arts Council
The Art of Jazz 2017
Winning submissions for The Art of Jazz 2017 were selected by prize juror Marion Meadows and announced at the annual award ceremony held on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Congratulations to all our participating and prize-winning artists! First Prize Albert Ciervo "Jazz Jam" Second Prize Neal Swarmer "BASS-IC JAZZ" Third Prize Donna Unger "Jazz Fest" Honorable Mention Chris Callahan - "Katie Sings" Miles M DeCoster - "Underground" Scott Lasher - "Trumpet Player in Gold" Stephen John Mittl Jr. - “Improvisation” Ted Niemczyk - "Go Jazzman Go" Amy Schade - "Four Beat".
The Frank Scott Memorial Art Show: The Art of Jazz
and the Frank Scott Memorial Award honor legendary local jazz musician Frank Scott and are made possible through the generous support of the JerLyn Foundation. These memorial events were founded during the 2005 Berks Jazz Fest by Berks Arts Council along with local businessman and artist Jerry Holleran.