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Miscellaneous Prizes & Awards

Other Prizes have been awarded to Belgian jazzmen, in Belgium a.o. by :
  • SABAM (Belgian Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers) : a.o. : Arnould MASSART ('85), Philip CATHERINE ('98), Jan MUES ('98), Toots THIELEMANS ('98 : special Prize for his career), Michel HERR (a "Muse" of Sabam in 2010) etc...
  • the Europ' Jazz Contest (Jazz Hoeilaart) : Nicolas THYS, Jan DE HAAS, Alexi TUOMARILA; DE BEREN GIEREN (2012) etc...
  • the Brussels Jazz Rally : GVA Quintet, Erwin VANN, Ivan PADUART ('89), Charles LOOS, Nathalie LORIERS ('90), etc...
  • The jazz contest of the CRPLF (the Public French speaking radios) : Arnould MASSART ('88), Ivan PADUART ('90), Nathalie LORIERS ('91)
  • the Spes Foundation : Erwin VANN ('95), Fabrizio CASSOL ('95), Bo VAN DER WERF ('98), Pierre VAIANA ('98) etc...
  • Flemish Culture Prize for music : 2009 : Bert JORIS, Kris DEFOORT (2004)
and abroad, a.o. by :
  • the Concours International de Thèmes de Jazz of Monaco : Michel HERR (1988), Ivan PADUART (1992)
  • the Concours International pour solistes de Jazz of Monaco : Phil ABRAHAM (2000, 2nd prize), Alexi TUOMARILA (2001)
  • the Bird Prize (Holland) : Philip CATHERINE
  • The French "Victoires du Jazz" : 2 Belgian artists in 2011 :
    Vocal artist : David Linx (& Maria Joao, the Portuguese singer)
    Instrumental album : pianist Eric Legnini & The Afro Jazz Beat " for his cd "The Vox "
  • Prix Bobby Jaspar : Nathalie LORIERS (2000). The prize rewards a European jazz musician for his musical achievements.
  • Tremplin Jazz d'Avignon (France) :
    • in 2001, the Alexi TUOMARILA Quartet.
    • in 2004, the vibraphone player Pascal SCHUMACHER has won with his Quartet the 1st Prize and the public Prize.
    • in 2006, the saxophone quartet Saxkartel received the prize of the Jury, and Carlo Nadozza (tp) the prize for best composition.
    • in 2009, pianist Christian MENDOZA and his band received the "Grand Prix du jury"
    • in 2010, RadioKUKAOrkest, prize for best composition
  • In 2004, David LINX received from the French Minister of Culture the title of "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres" (F).
    In 2005, he received the "Prix de l'Académie du Jazz" (F) in the category "European musician".
    In 2017, the "Brel" album of David Linx with the Brussels Jazz Orchestra received an Edison award (NL) in the "international vocals" category.
  • In 2016, guitarist Philip CATHERINE received an Echo Award (D) for his album "The string project".
  • honors in various international jazz polls such as Down Beat magazine : Toots THIELEMANS, etc...
  • etc...
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