The APRA Best Jazz Composition is part of the New Zealand Jazz Awards, and recognises outstanding composition in jazz. The award is presented alongside the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album, and in 2018 will be given out at the Wellington Jazz Festival, 6-10 June.

Entries for the 2018 APRA Best Jazz Composition Award are now closed.

If you have any queries about entering, please contact Member Services on 0800 69 2772, or email


Year Writer/s (Performed by) Work
2018 Anita Schwabe Springtide
2017 Callum Allardice 'Deep Thought'
2016 Callum Allardice 'Sons of Thunder'


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