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Eighty Seven Prizes:

Since the formation of the workshops in 1988 the Jazzmania the Jazz Focus Big Bands the Jazz Kidz the Jazz Juniors and the Jazz Generation led by Peter Guidi have won a total of EIGHTY FOUR prizes in national and international big band and music competitions. For a complete list of prizes see below:

The Jazzmania Big Band has won:

1st PRIZE: 'EUROPEAN BIG BAND COMPETITION', held in the former West Berlin in May 1988, the year in which it was European Culture Capital.

1st PRIZE: '3rd INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION', during the 'WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, June 1993

1st PRIZE: 'DE JAZZ PRIJS' - at the 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND FESTIVAL', held in Velsen in October 1994

1st PRIZE: 'DE JAZZ PRIJS' - at the 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND FESTIVAL' , held in Velsen in October 1995

1st PRIZE: '4th INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION', during the WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, June 1996

1st PRIZE: 'DE JAZZ PRIJS' at the 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND FESTIVAL', held in Velsen in February 1997

2nd PRIZE: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 1997

1st PRIZE: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 1998

1st PRIZE: 'NORTH HOLLAND BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Heerhugowaard., November 1998

1st PRIZE: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 1999

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE:
‘JAZZ 2000 FESTIVAL' BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, April 2000

1st PRIZE: ‘INTERIEUR' BIG BAND FESTIVAL in Meppel, May 2000

2nd PRIZE: BIG BAND COMPETITION in The Hague, June 2000

1st PRIZE:
'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 2001

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: ‘INTERIEUR' BIG BAND FESTIVAL in Meppel, October 2001: A performance on the prestigious 'TROS Sesjun' jazz radio program.

1st PRIZE: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 2002

2nd PRIZE: 'DUTCH BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Enschede, May 2004

1st PRIZE: '1st INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION', Concert category, during the WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, June 2004

2nd PRIZE: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 2006

1st PRIZE: 2nd INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION, Concert Category', during the 'WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, June 2006

2nd PRIZE: 'BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Alkmaar, June 2006

1st PRIZE: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 2008

1st PRIZE: '3rd INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION, Concert Category', during the 'WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, November 2008

The Jazz Focus Big Band has won:

1st PRIZE: 'DUTCH BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Enschede, May 2004

1st PRIZE: '1st INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION', Top category during the WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, June 2004

1st PRIZE: '2nd INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION, Top Category' during the 'WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, June 2006

1st PRIZE: National 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category Big Bands, December 2006

1st PRIZE: 'DUTCH BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Enschede, May 2007

2nd PRIZE: 'SWING BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Meppel, May 2008

1st PRIZE: '3rd INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION, Top Category' during the 'WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, November 2008

1st PRIZE: National 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category Big Bands, November 2008

THE PUBLIC PRIZE: National 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category Big Bands, November 2008

1st PRIZE: National 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category Big Bands, November 2010

1st PRIZE: '4th INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCHOOL BIG BAND COMPETITION, First Category' during the 'WERELD MUZIEK CONCOURS' in Kerkrade, October 2011

The Jazz Juniors have won:

THE PUBLIC PRIZE: the top award at the 'Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition', June 2003

DE LICHTE MUZIEK PRIJS: the 1st prize in the light music category at the Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition, July 2004

1st PRIZE: 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category 1, November 2004

DE GROTE ENSEMBLE PRIJS: the top prize in the 'Amsterdam Music School Ensemble Competition', July 2005

DE GROTE PRIJS: top award in the 'Gala Jong Talent Verzekerd', December 2005

DE LICHTE MUZIEK PRIJS: the 1st prize in the light music category at the Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition, July 2006

2nd PRIZE: 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category 1, November 2008

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE FOR BEST ENSEMBLE: Concertgebouw Talent Competition, June, 2009

1st PRIZE: 1st prize in their category at the Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition, July 2011

The Jazz Generation have won:

MOST PROMISING FUTURE TALENT PRIZE: 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category 2, December 2006

MOST PROMISING FUTURE TALENT PRIZE: 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category 2, December 2008

1st PRIZE: 1st prize in their category at the Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition, July 2011

The Jazz Kidz have won:

1st PRIZE: 'Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition', June 2009

1st PRIZE: 'Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition', June 2012

1st PRIZE: 'Amsterdam Music Schools Ensemble Competition', June 2013

The Junior Jazz College Ensemble have won:

THE IJAZZ AWARD FOR BEST ENSEMBLE: at the IJAZZ Festival, Amsterdam, June 2009

The Junior Jazz Unlimited Big Band has won:

1st PRIZE: National 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category Big Bands, November 2016.

In addition members of the Jazz Mania, Jazz Focus big bands and Jazz Junior Bands have won the following individual prizes.

Individual Prizes won by band members:

Best Drummer: ‘NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the MEER FESTIVAL in Hoofddorp, May 1998

Winner Pim Jacobs Jazz Prize: Joris Roelofs, alto sax, clarinet from the Jazzmania Big Band, March 2000

Best Soloist: ‘INTERIEUR' BIG BAND FESTIVAL in Meppel, May 2000

Best Drummer: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the Meer Festival in Hoofddorp, May 2002

Best Soloist: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the Meer Festival in Hoofddorp, May 2002

Best Saxophone Player: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the Meer Festival in Hoofddorp, May 2002

Winner Clifford Brown / Stan Getz Fellowship: Joris Roelofs, alto sax & clarinet from the Jazzmania Big Band, 2003

Best Soloist: 'DUTCH BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Enschede, May 2004
Marike van Dijk, alto sax from the Jazzmania big band

Best Soloist: 'BIG BAND COMPETITION' in Alkmaar, June 2006

Best Guitarist: 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS', Category Big Bands, December 2006

Winner Bussum Jazz Competition: Sanne Huibregts from the Jazz Generation, vocals / vibrophone, October 2007

Winner Amsterdam Music Schools Prize Cat. 2: Joell Wilson from the Junior Swing, soprano sax, March 2008

Winner Amsterdam Music School Prize Cat. 6: Gidon Nunes Vaz from the Jazz Focus big band, trumpet, March 2008

Best Saxophone Player: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the Meer Festival in Hoofddorp, May 2008

Best Trumpet Player: 'NETHERLANDS BIG BAND COMPETITION' at the Meer Festival in Hoofddorp, May 2008

Winner Best Soloist IJAZZ Award - IJAZZ Festival, Amsterdam: Joell Wilson from the Junior Swing, soprano sax, June 2008

Winner Baseline-Codarts Award : Gidon Nunes Vaz from the Jazzmania big band, trumpet, August 2008

Winner Best Soloist: Sanne Huijbregts from the Jazz Focus Big Band, Meer Jazz Festival, Hoofddorp, May 2009

Winner Best Soloist: Roxi Jasper from the Jazz Focus Big Band, Meer Jazz Festival, Hoofddorp, May 2009

Winner IJAZZ Award for Best Soloist - IJAZZ Festival, Amsterdam: Robert Dasovic from the Jazz Juniors, June 2009

Winner Jazz Below The Sea Competition: Jamy Westerveld flutist of the Jazz Generation, May 2010

Winners AMP Prijs Categorie III: The Jazz Catz members of the Jazz Juniors (Ian Cleaver, trpt - Lucas Van Ee, ten sax - Camilla Nieman, pno) June 2010

Winners AMP Prijs Categorie IV: Mathilde van der Moezel, vocal and guitar, from the Jazz Juniors, June 2010

Winners AMP Prijs Categorie VI: Marnix van der Moezel, vocal and guitar, from the Jazz Generation June 2010

Best Soloist: DUTCH JAZZ COMPETITION - Jasper van Damme, from the Jazzmania big band, June 2010

Best Soloist: Sanne Huijbregts scat vocals and vibraphone from the Jazz Focus Big Band, November 2010 'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

Winner Wess Montgomery Jazz Talent Award: Gideon Hamburger guitarist of the Jazzmania Big Band.

Winner Jazz 1 Competition: Jamy Westerveld flutist of the Jazz Generation, March 2011

1st Prize Category 1 Soloist:
Joell Wilson, alto sax: Jazz Generation, November 2012
'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

1st Prize Category 2: Gideon Tazelaar, alto sax: Jazz Focus Big Band and
Wouter Kuhne, drums: Jazz Focus Big Band, November 2012
'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

1st Prize Category 2 Soloist: Floris Kappeyne, piano: Jazz Focus big band, November 2012
'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

Most Promising Future Talent Prize: Jamy Westerveld, flute student, November 2012
'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

Winners AMP Prijs Categorie Jazz-Pop 14 to 22 years: Mathilde and the Two Brothers. Mathilde van der Moezel vocal and guitar (Jazz Juniors), Willem van der Moezel and Florens van der Moezel alto saxophone (Jazz Kidz).
June 2014

Most Promising Future Talent Prize: Daniel Keller alto sax, lead alto Jazz Focus big band. November 2016
'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

1st Prize Category 1 Soloist: Ian Cleaver, trumpewt. Jazz Focus big band, November 2016
'PRINCESS CHRISTINA JAZZ CONCOURS'

Other Prizes:

The 'Holland Jazz Feel Good Award' was awarded to Peter Guidi in February 2004 for his work in promoting jazz music in The Netherlands.

On 29 April 2010 Peter Guidi was named in the Dutch Queens' birthday honours list and was awarded a knighthood

Knight In The Order Of Oranje-Nassau for his pioneering work in jazz education and promotion in the Netherlands.

Videos:

To watch a selection of videos of Peter and his bands visit the Video Page

For a much wider selection of videos search Youtube for: Junior Jazz Unlimited - Jazzmania - Jazz Focus - Jazz Kidz - Jazz Juniors - Jazz Generation - Peter Guidi


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