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    Posted: 07 Jul 2021 at 7:45am
The prestigious jazz awards are set to recognise the music community’s response to the pandemic with Lockdown Innovation Award 

The nominations have been announced for the 2021 Parliamentary Jazz Awards. Organised by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG) with the support of PizzaExpress Live, the winners will be announced online on Monday 26th July 2021. The Awards “celebrate and recognise the vibrancy, diversity, talent and breadth of the jazz scene” throughout the United Kingdom.

The award categories reflect the ever-increasing scope of talent from within the UK’s jazz scene: Jazz Vocalist of the Year; Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year; Jazz Album of the Year; Jazz Ensemble of the Year; Jazz Newcomer of the Year; Jazz Venue of the Year; Jazz Media Award; Jazz Education Award; and the Services to Jazz Award.

Following the online public vote for the Awards, the shortlist was then voted upon by a selection panel, that represent a broad cross-section of backgrounds united in their passion and knowledge of jazz. The winners, chosen by judging members of the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG), will be announced on Monday 26 July 2021. 

John Spellar MP, Co-Chair of APPJAG, said: "These awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the talents and energies of the great musicians, educators, promoters, record labels, jazz organisations, blogs, jazz magazines and journalists who kept jazz flourishing, in spite of the challenges they faced in 2020.  In a year of hardship, unparalleled in the last 76 years, these shortlists demonstrate the wealth of talent and commitment that exists in the British jazz scene. Now in its 16th year, the Parliamentary Jazz Awards honour the best of British jazz. MPs and Peers in the All Party Group are grateful to PizzaExpress Live for supporting the event.”

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Jazz Vocalist of the Year

Claire Martin

Brigitte Beraha 

Georgia Mancio

Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year

Tony Kofi

Adrian Cox

Nubya Garcia

Jazz Album of the Year

Byron Wallen 'PORTRAIT: Reflections on Belonging'  

Callum Au & Claire Martin 'Songs and Stories

Nubya Garcia 'Source'   

Jazz Ensemble of the Year

Kansas Smitty’s House Band 

Nigel Price Organ Trio/Quartet 

Kokoroko

Jazz Newcomer of the Year

Jas Kayser   

Rosie Frater-Taylor 

Deschanel Gordon   

Alex Clarke

Jazz Venue of the Year

Colchester Arts Centre Jazz Club

606 Club

Kansas Smitty’s  

Peggy's Skylight -  - Live jazz and kitchen Nottingham   

Jazz Media Award

Jazzwise Magazine

Women In Jazz Media

London Jazz News

Jazz Education Award

The Original UK Jazz Summer School

Nikki Yeoh

Pete Churchill 

Services to Jazz Award

Steve Rubie

Norma Winstone

Digby Fairweather

Lockdown Innovation Award

Liam Noble  - Saturday Lockdown Live Sessions 

Joe Stilgoe's 'Stilgoe in the Shed' 100 shows 

Adrian Cox's Sunday Service 

The Globe Newcastle upon Tyne


For more info visit www.pizzaexpresslive.com/parliamentary-jazz-awards

from www.jazzwise.com



Edited by snobb - 07 Jul 2021 at 7:47am
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