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 department of 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:

Anneleen Boehme Belgium

 

bassplayer and composer/arranger

Artan Buleshkaj Belgium

 

guitarist, composer and teacher

Jan Formannoy Netherlands

 

guitarist and main subject teacher guitar at Maastricht Conservatory (Netherlands) / chairman of the jury

Sabine Kühlich Germany

 

singer, composer and teacher jazz vocals at the Jazz Voice Hochschule für Musik Würzburg in Germany

Leon Lhoëst Netherlands

 

pianist, composer/arranger, editor for Jazz&mo’ magazine and teacher at the Conservatories of Gent (Belgium) and Maastricht (Netherlands)

Marco Siniscalco Italy

 

educator bass guitar at Saint Louis College of Music in Rome (Italy)

Filip Verneert Belgium

 

musician / representative for Muziekmozaïek Folk & Jazz / secretary of the jury


 

The best live interpretation of the obligatory composition will be judged by:

Peter Hertmans Belgium

 

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

Patrick Mortier Belgium

 

musician, producer and publisher / representative for Sabam