jury B-Jazz 2019


A jury judges all applications and once done they choose the best out of them.
These bands are then accompanied by the bands that the international network of B-Jazz selects to take part in the finals.

During the finals the members of the international professional jury judge all six finalists.
They pay attention to (amongst others) technical skills, diversity, individuality and originality.
The interpretation of the mandatory composition gets also judged.

The members of the jury for the preselection were:

Peter Hertmans Belgium

guitarist, composer, coordinator of the jazz departmentof LUCA | School of Arts (Leuven, Belgium) and teacher jazz guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium)

Maarten Weyler Belgium

chairman of the music education & training at School of Arts/Royal Conservatory Gent (Belgium) and teacher at the Istanbul University State Conservatory (Turkey)

Danny Theuwis Belgium

programmer music & literature @ 30CC and coordinator & programmer for Leuven Jazz festival

For the finals the members of the jury are:

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