APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2015

Now in its 11th year PPL is proud to sponsor the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG) for an evening of recognition for the Jazz community taking place at the Terrace Pavilion, House of commons on Tuesday 10th March.

PPL is delighted to continue its long standing relationship with APPJAG and to be the main sponsor of the Jazz Awards. Now in its 11th year, the Parliamentary Jazz Awards honours the best of British jazz and demonstrates the wealth of talent and commitment that exists in the British jazz scene.

The Parliamentary Jazz Awards is organised by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG), and supported by PPL in conjunction with Jazz Services, JazzUK, Jazzwise, and the Jazz Section of the Musicians’ Union.

PPL is pleased to announce that our special guest performance will be by James Pearson and The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars and welcome back our compère Moira Stuart to the 2015 Awards.

For further information, please see the full press release.
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The full list of nominees is as follows: 

Jazz Vocalist of the Year         

 

 

Alice Zawadzki

Georgia Mancio

Norma Winstone MBE

Zara McFarlane

 

Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year

 

Jason Yarde

Laura Jurd

Phil Robson

 

Jazz Album of the Year           

 

Swamp – Partisans

Circularity – Julian Argüelles

Songs To The North Sky – Tim Garland

 

Jazz Ensemble of the Year      

 

Engines Orchestra

Loose Tubes

Partisans

 

Jazz Newcomer of the Year     

 

Blue-Eyed Hawk

Elliot Galvin Trio

Peter Edwards

 

Jazz Venue of the Year

 

Manchester Jazz Festival

Spice Of Life

St Ives Jazz Club

 

Jazz Media Award

 

Jazz On 3

London Jazz News

The Jazz Breakfast

 

Jazz Education Award

 

Dr. Tommy Smith

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Simon Purcell

 

Services to Jazz Award           

 

Chris Hodgkins

Evan Parker

Mike Gordon