Announcement of the Boy Edgar Prize 2022 winner

The Boy Edgar Prize is awarded each year to an artist who has long demonstrated her or his outstanding creative contribution to vitalizing the Dutch jazz and improvised scene. The 2022 winner will be announced on Thursday afternoon in Verhalenhuis Belvédère.

She or he will win € 25,000, a bronze sculpture by Jan Wolkers and a self-compiled evening concert in a venue by choice.

Past winners include saxophonist Tineke Postma (2015), double bass player Wilbert de Joode (2016), pianist, composer and arranger Martin Fondse (2017), pianist, keyboard player and composer Jasper van ’t Hof (2018), saxophonist and composer Jasper Blom (2019) and flugelhorn and trumpet player Ack van Rooyen (2020).