Prizes, awards and honors recieved by Marilyn Mazur over the years

2017 DMF Live
An award given by the Danish Musicians Union DMF

2017 Wilhelm Hansen Fondens Hæderspris
Honorary prize given by The Wilh. Hansen Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music

2013 The Grethe Kolbe Grant
Given by The Danish Conductors Association

2010 The First International EuroCore - JTI Jazz Award
The award was handed over at the prize concert in Trier, Germany on December 3rd 2010, where Marilyn Mazur's Celestial Circle performed.

2007 Telenor's International Culture Award
Given by the Norwegian Telenor company

2006 Django D'Or - Legend of Jazz

2004 Edition Wilhelm Hansens komponistpris A prize normally given out to classical composers

2001 The Jazzpar Prize The worlds lagest jazz award

1989 JASA Prize By the JASA the organisation of danish jazz journalists

1984 DJBFA Hæderspris Honorary prize given by the danish composers association DJBFA

1983 The Ben Webster Prize By the Ben Webster Foundation


Lifetime Grant from the Danish State
Since 1998 composer Marilyn Mazur receives a lifetime grant from The Danish National Arts Foundation.

photos: KH
The Jazzpar Prize statuette
Designed by
Jørgen Haugen Sørensen
The Telenor Culture Award Diploma
Django D'Or Prize sculpture

1998 - A Story of Multiplicity (a suite composed and conducted by Mazur) was nominated for the Nordic Council's Music Prize (CD: DCCD9431).

2001 - Marilyn was nominated for the Nordic Council's Music Prize

2005 - The CD
Marilyn Mazur's FUTURE SONG Daylight Stories
was nominated in the category Jazz Album of the year at the Danish Music Awards 2005.

Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Award nomination
Nominated as a finalist for the JJA Jazz Award in the category of: Percussionist of the Year:

DOWN BEAT - Critics Poll

1989 Percussiontalent deserving wider recognition
1990 Percussiontalent deserving wider recognition
1995 Percussiontalent deserving wider recognition
1997 Percussiontalent deserving wider recognition
1998 Percussiontalent deserving wider recognition
2002 Percussiontalent deserving wider recognition

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