43rd National Youth Jazz Competition – Tauranga

Student competitions and scholarships North Island

Posted: 18 January 2021
Notice reference #: 1HAGBe

The Tauranga Jazz Society are very excited to be staging the 43rd National Youth Jazz Competition in 2021. We look forward to having you join us.

When: Wednesday 31 March to Thursday 1 April 2021

Wednesday 31 March

8:30am–5.15pm (approx.) Big Bands and Combos in Addison Theatre

6–8 pm Dine & Jam at Our Place

Thursday 1 April

8:30am–4pm (approx.) Big Bands in Addison Theatre

9am–4pm (approx.) Combos in X Space

5pm Prizegiving

8pm National Jazz Festival Concert (free ticket included with registration)


Where: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, 38 Durham Street, Tauranga



Combo Section

Mr P.C. 

First recorded on Giant Steps (1960)

Big Band Section

Groovemaker by Jeff Taylor - driving, straight-ahead jazz swinger with tight ensembles and roaring shout choruses. 

Big Band Competition
Combo Competition

Competition rules: The National Youth Jazz Competition Rules may be downloaded here from website https://www.nationalyouthjazz.org.nz/competition-rules/

Registrations close: Friday 28 February 2021 at 4pm, or once limited spaces have been filled.

Events summary

North Island

31 March 2021 – 01 April 2021

Further information

Contact: Liam Ryan

 (07) 863 7528