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SECONDARY & INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL JAZZ COMPETITIONS

NZ Jazz Improvisation Competition

The Young Jazz Band-it - NZ Improvisation Competition, supported by Youthtown, has been developed to foster the art of jazz improvisation. This competition is run in conjunction with The New Zealand School of Music and awards a prize for the best jazz improvised solo by a New Zealand secondary or intermediate school student.

Three prizes of musical equipment from Musicworks NZ are on offer: $750 for the best instrumentalist, $750 for the best vocalist and $750 for the best drummer.

For 2024 you'll be able enter the Young Jazz Band-It - NZ Jazz Improvisation Competition online. 

The cost to enter the Young Jazz Band-It - NZ Jazz Improvisation Competition is $30.00.

The Young Jazz Band-it Finals will be staged in Wellington on Saturday 28 September 2024.

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Burnside High SchooL, Christchurch.
Photo: Lee Malzard.

(ABOVE) Palmerston North Boys High School Jazz Band.

 

 

 
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