Named after the legendary harmonica and guitar player Toots Thielemans, this annual award goes to a young jazz musician of the jazz department of the Brussels Music Conservatory (Flemish section).
2012 : David Thomaere (piano).
2011 : Jens Bouttery (drums) for his audiovisual project "The Dubtapes". A collaboration with Daan Milius, played by the Jens Maurits Orchestra.
2010 : Lander Gyselinck & Stijn Cools (drums)
2009 : Thibaut Dille (accordion)
2008 : Anne Niepold (accordion)