Highlights

INTERNATIONAL COMPOSITION CONTEST

Sep 13 2019
In January 2020, Brussels Jazz Orchestra will hold its eighth International Composition Contest. One of the most important international competitions for jazz composition, its focus is on premiering new pieces written specifically for big band instrumentation.

Marni Jazz Festival #Guitar - 16th edition

Aug 6 2019
After the summer holidays, Marni opens the season with a jazz festival dedicated, this year, to the guitar.

Brosella Festival // 13 > 14 July 2019 @ Osseghem Park

Jun 13 2019
Brosella is a maverick on the festival circuit. It’s Belgian through and through, thanks to its backdrop of the Atomium and to the broad attention it gives to national jazz talent. Thanks to its park setting and its many of activities for kids, it’s a wonderful event for families!

Brussels Jazz Weekend

May 2 2019
The Brussels Jazz Weekend is a free festival for every music lover. This urban festival is all about discovery, both as a Brussels adventure and as a jazz journey. More than 100 concerts, from big crowds on famous squares to intimate experiences in bars, clubs and restaurants.

International Jazz Day

Mar 29 2019
Brussels will be surrounded by jazz music on the occasion of the International Jazz Day on the 30th of April !

Thrill

Feb 5 2019
After contemporary art, contemporary dance and the circus arts, it’s now the turn of Brussel’s jazz scene to put the spotlight on the creative talent in our capital.

Marni Jazz Festival

Aug 4 2018
We could not open the season without welcoming a woman… Airelle Besson, the most prominent French trumpet player of the moment, is launching the 15th edition of the Marni Jazz Festival together with Vincent Segal. Added to which we pay tribute to the Belgian trumpet with ‘our’ talented musicians

Brosella Folk & Jazz

Jul 3 2018
The 42nd edition of the cosiest festival in the lush green setting is sporting a brand-new colourful summer dress...

Brussels Jazz Weekend

May 17 2018
The Brussels Jazz Weekend is a free festival that will give numerous jazz fans from the Brussels region and from far beyond, the opportunity to explore the city with the intoxicating, festive and warm sounds of Belgian and international jazz.

UNESCO INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

Apr 18 2018
In November 2011, UNESCO officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the world. Each year on 30 April, Brussels also celebrates this tribute to jazz music and its fundamental role in uniting people across the g

Piano Days Flagey

Feb 6 2018
Flagey = piano! For five days, Flagey is dedicated to the piano. No less than nineteen concerts are on the program by great pianists from the world of jazz and classical music.

Jazzuary

Dec 26 2017
In January, Belgium's capital vibrates to blue notes, saxophone crescendos and groovy rhythms.

The New Wave of Belgian Jazz

Nov 28 2017
AB is proud to present THE NEW WAVE OF BELGIAN JAZZ!: a seven-nighter to conclude the successful JAZZ 100 series. The key figures will be the latest generation of musicians from the contemporary national jazz scene, for whom jazz is a state of mind rather than a genre.

B-Est Jazz Fest 2017

Sep 5 2017
Musical events in Flagey in the framework of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia. To celebrate its first EU-presidency, Estonia presents itself to the world with a cultural programme in Belgium and Luxemburg.

Marni Jazz Festival

Jul 25 2017
During this 14th edition of the festival, where drummers will take centre stage, one of every two concerts will be a first !

Summer Village Concerts

Jul 11 2017
Jazz goes on holiday at the Music Village : 40 nights of live concerts in the centre of Brussels

Brussels Jazz Weekend

May 2 2017
The Brussels Jazz Weekend is a new free festival that will give numerous jazz fans from the Brussels region and from far beyond, the opportunity to explore the city with the intoxicating, festive and warm sounds of Belgian and international jazz.

International Jazz Day

Apr 20 2017
On November 2011 UNESCO designated April 30 as the International Jazz Day, a tribute to jazz music and its fundamental role in uniting people across the globe, promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity.