NEWS: Eleven jazz honorees in the 2016 list at the Royal Academy of Music

Tim Giles. Photo credit: Brian Payne
Jazz names are very prominent in the 2016 honours at the Royal Academy of Music, with a total of eleven (*) honorees who are jazz musicians or former jazz students. A link to the full list, and an explanation of the different categories is below:

Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music (FRAM)

Gwilym Simcock Jazz Piano

Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music (Hon RAM)

Dave Holland Jazz Bass

Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM)

Kwabena Adjepong (Kwabs) Soul Singer
Graham Blevins Jazz Saxophone
Paul Booth Jazz Saxophone
Matthew Fishwick Jazz Drums
Timothy Giles Jazz Drums
James Rattigan Horn
Matthew Skelton
Jazz Drums

Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (Hon ARAM)

Tom Herbert Jazz Bass
John Parricelli Jazz Guitar

(*) With thanks to an eagle-eyed reader in NW3 who spotted two omissions

LINK: FULL LIST OF 2016 HONOREES

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