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2017 Parliamentary Jazz Awards nominees announced

The nominees for the 2017 Parliamentary Jazz Awards have been announced. Selected by a panel of jazz industry experts, musicians and members of the All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG), the nominees are: Jazz Album of the Year: Dinosaur – Together, As One, Shabaka Hutchings – Wisdom Of The Elders and Tim Garland – One Services to Jazz Award: Sue Edwards, Henry Lowther, Gary Crosby and Tony Dudley Evans Jazz Newcomer of the Year: Jacob Collier, Corrie Dick, Ezra Collective and Nérija Jazz Education Award: Tomorrow’s Warriors, Jean Toussaint and Andrea Vicari Jazz Media Award: Jazzwise Magazine, Kevin Le Gendre and…

The nominees for the 2017 Parliamentary Jazz Awards have been announced.

Selected by a panel of jazz industry experts, musicians and members of the All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG), the nominees are:

  • Jazz Album of the Year: Dinosaur – Together, As One, Shabaka Hutchings – Wisdom Of The Elders and Tim Garland – One
  • Services to Jazz Award: Sue Edwards, Henry Lowther, Gary Crosby and Tony Dudley Evans
  • Jazz Newcomer of the Year: Jacob Collier, Corrie Dick, Ezra Collective and Nérija
  • Jazz Education Award: Tomorrow’s Warriors, Jean Toussaint and Andrea Vicari
  • Jazz Media Award: Jazzwise Magazine, Kevin Le Gendre and Chris Phillips
  • Jazz Venue of the Year: Watermill Jazz Club, Jazz Re:Freshed, PizzaExpress Live and Scarborough Jazz Festival
  • Jazz Ensemble of the Year: Partikel, Phronesis and Binker & Moses
  • Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year: Shabaka Hutchings, Jim Mullen and Tori Freestone
  • Jazz Vocalist of the Year: Georgia Mancio, Cleveland Watkiss and Alice Zawadzki

This year’s awards ceremony will take place at PizzaExpress Live in Holborn, London, on Tuesday 10 October 2017.


Header photo: The 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Award winners © Hayley Madden