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Jazz contests in Belgium, and occasionally abroad

 In Belgium
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B Jazz (previously Jazz Hoeilaart International Contest)
A contest for young bands, open to international participants.
Brussels Jazz Orchestra Bi-Annual International Composition Contest For Big Band
It takes place every other year during the Gent Jazz Festival
SABAM Culture : Belgian Jazz Themes Competition
Each year, a few weeks before Jazz Hoeilaart (September), SABAM organizes a competition for Belgian jazz themes. The winning composition becomes the imposed work for the Jazz Hoeilaart finalists.
Concours XL Jazz Wedstrijd
Contest for young bands organized by the Commune of Ixelles (Brussels) in the context of the Brussels Jazz Marathon.
Jonge Jazztalent In Gent
Organized by "vzw Jazz en Muziek in Gent" in the context of the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Ghent. Contact: or JazzLab Series (see associations section). Rules: click here (pdf)
La Maison du Jazz en Hainaut (Mons)
Contest for amateur jazz bands.
Brussels International Young Singers Competition
First edition organized in Oct. 2005 by the Music Village in Brussels. In the jury, a.o., David Linx, Judy Niemack, Sheila Jordan.
Jazz Cat Rally
Interprovincial competition for young jazz musicians and composers.
Concours "Jeunes formations Jazz", Comblain-la-Tour
In May
For amateur young bands.
Contact & information : Serge Nuyts. Phone : 086/389363 - Cell : 0496/620438.
Details in the classifieds page.
Leffe Jazz Nights competition for young jazz talents
Contest for young jazz groups during the festival.
Roger Vanhaverbeke Bass Trophy
In the Autumn. First edition in 2011, co-organized with Sheraton Brussels Airport hotel and Nancy Vanhaverbeke.
Roger Vanhaverbeke Bass Trophy c/o Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel
Brussels National Airport
B-1930 Zaventem
e-mail :
Tel. : +32 2 710 81 00
Tremplin Jazz d'Avignon (France)
Open to foreign bands. Belgian bands have been selected several times by the JazzLab series to participate.
Monaco International Jazz Soloist Competition
In June. Contact : Académie de Musique, 1 boulevard Albert 1er, 98000 - Monaco.
Phone : + 377 93 15 28 96, Mr Pascal Gerbaudo.
Concours européen du Centre des Musiques Didier Lockwood (France)
June, 6, 2010. Parc de l'Abbaye du Lys, F-77190 Dammarle-lès-Lys (France).
Contact : Phone : + 33 1 64 83 07 50
Details in the classifieds page.

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