B-Jazz Composition Contest 2017

Alongside B-Jazz International Contest, Sabam for Culture and Muziekmozaïek organize a Composition Contest in search of new Belgian jazz themes.

The winner of the B-Jazz Composition Contest 2017 receives a money prize of 2 000 euros and the winning composition will be interpreted and performed live by the finalists of B-Jazz International Contest on the 24th and 25th of March 2017.

The best interpretation will be rewarded with another prize.


The B-Jazz Composition Contest 2017 is open for Belgian composers only, since it’s in search of Belgian jazz themes.

All info on this contest can be downloaded:

in Dutch (oproep-compositiewedstrijd-sabam-for-culture-en-b-jazz-2017) or

in French (concours-de-composition-sabam-for-culture-et-b-jazz-2017).


Deadline to apply is the 31st of January 2017.

Good luck to all composers!