Just a reminder – July 4th at 11:59p EST is the deadline for entering the Scouting NY/The Jazz Session contest to win $100 to The Jazz Standard, one of the best jazz rooms in New York City! So if you’ve been thinking about entering, now’s the time to do it!
How to enter? In 1958, 57 notable jazz musicians gathered on a brownstone stoop for a legendary photograph entitled A Great Day in Harlem.
Your mission: where was this photo taken? With a bit of online research, finding the answer shouldn’t be hard…
- E-mail the correct street with cross streets (i.e. 14th btw. Broadway & 5th Ave) and your name goes in the hat ONCE
- E-mail the exact address (i.e. 23 W 14th Street) and your name goes in the hat TWICE
- E-mail a picture of yourself photoshopped in front of the building using Google Street View, and your name goes in the hat 5 TIMES!
- E-mail a picture of yourself actually standing in front of the building, and your name goes in the hat 10 TIMES!
In other words, the more work you do, the better your chances of winning! Remember, you can only pick one of the four above.
Submit your answer to email@example.com!
Reader Dave shows you a quick photoshop (though yours definitely doesn’t have to be this good!):
- Contest begins as of the date of this post through Monday, July 4 at 11.59pm.
- One entry per person
- You must send the correct address of the mystery location above to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Include your name and address so we can mail you your prize if you win (your info will not be shared with anyone)
- From the correct answers, a single winner will be chosen
- This is just for fun – rules subject to change whenever Scout or Jason deem it necessary
- No complaining!
Finally, be sure to check out TheJazzSession.com, where Jason hosts a podcast with in-depth interviews of jazz musicians, producers, and others in the field. To date, that’s hundreds of interviews and over one million downloads! Find them all online for free and subscribe via iTunes here!
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