German Jazz Award
The German Jazz Award is an award that has been given to musicians in Germany by the Federal Association of the Music Industry since 1992 for the sale of jazz recordings (singles and albums). As with the gold record, the prerequisite for the award of the award is the sale of a minimum number of sound carriers in Germany; this is 10,000 records for this gold award. For more sold 20,000 copies which is German Jazz Award in Platinum awarded.
Apart from Norah Jones and Jamie Cullum , albums by Diana Krall and Till Brönner sold best in Germany , followed by Cassandra Wilson and Pat Metheny . However, no more than ten to twenty records receive a Jazz Award each year .
- Funeral march in the jubilee year (Focus magazine, 1996)
- Jazz Award guidelines (PDF; 183 kB)
- ↑ Martin Pfleiderer : What makes music popular? Considerations on (in) popularity in jazz and elsewhere. In: Wolfram Knauer Jazz goes Pop goes Jazz: Jazz and its split relationship to popular music . Darmstadt Contributions to Jazz Research 9 (2006): 17-34