JazzContest Mechelen
A contest for young and promising Jazz groups
Winner of 2017: The AwkWords
Best solist of 2017: Floris Kappeyne

2017 edition

© Cover photo by Michel Proesmans

JazzContest Mechelen is a contest for young musicians younger than 26 years old. It is organised by Jazzzolder VZW in collaboration with Cultuurcentrum and mmMechelen Feest and Conservatorium Mechelen.


The semi-finals will take place on Sunday March 25th 2018 at Cultuurcentrum Mechelen (CC). The groups will play at two venues at Cultuurcentrum Mechelen. The groups that will participate in the semi-finals along with the venue and the time they wile play are listed below.

Group Venue Time
Screens Cultuurcentrum 14:00
De Clerck/Van Niekerk Quartet Conservatorium 14:30
Matteo Di Leonardo 4tet Cultuurcentrum 15:00
Groppe en Martin Conservatorium 15:30
BAZ Trio Cultuurcentrum 16:15
PAGODA Conservatorium 16:45
EOS Trio Cultuurcentrum 17:15
Schemer Conservatorium 17:45

The prizes for the winner include: 2017 edition Pictures of previous editions