NEWS: Nominations for 2017 JazzFM Awards Announced

Winner of the PPL Lifetime Achievement Award Georgie Fame
Photo credit: Jacco Barth/ Creative Commons


2017 Nominees Complete List

BREAKTHROUGH ACT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Yamaha
– Ashley Henry
– Nubya Garcia
– Yussef Kamaal

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Oris Watches
– Brad Mehldau
– Donny McCaslin
– Robert Glasper

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR Sponsored by PRS for Music
– Carleen Anderson
– Norma Winstone
– Polly Gibbons

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR Sponsored by Rathbones
– Nikki Yeoh
– Gwilym Simcock
– Tim Garland

BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR Sponsored by The Piano Bar Soho
– Bonnie Raitt
– Eric Bibb
– The Rolling Stones

SOUL ARTIST OF THE YEAR Sponsored by RCS
– Jordan Rakei
– Laura Mvula
– William Bell

JAZZ INNOVATION OF THE YEAR Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya
– Darcy James Argue
– Jaimeo Brown
– Moon Hooch

DIGITAL INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR Sponsored by Pollitt & Partners
– Dave Douglas – Greenleaf Music
– Gilles Peterson – Worldwide FM
– Jaimeo Brown – Transcendence: Work Songs


ALBUM OF THE YEAR (PUBLIC VOTE THROUGH MARCH) Sponsored by Arqiva
– Anderson .Paak – Malibu
– Donny McCaslin – Beyond Now
– Gregory Porter – Take Me To The Alley
– Kurt Elling – The Beautiful Day
– Madeleine Peyroux – Secular Hymns
– The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome

UK JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR (PUBLIC VOTE THROUGH MARCH) Sponsored by Grange Hotels
– Dinosaur
– Shabaka Hutchings
– Soweto Kinch

LIVE EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR (PUBLIC VOTE THROUGH MARCH)
– Ashley Henry Trio at Jazz Re:Fest, Royal Festival Hall
– Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles at Glee Club Birmingham
– Julian Arguelles with Frankfurt Radio Big Band, Django Bates & Steve Arg├╝elles at Cheltenham Jazz Festival
– Orphy Robinson All Stars – The Bobby Hutcherson Songbook at St James The Great, London
– Roberto Fonseca Trio at Gateshead International Jazz Festival, Sage Gateshead
– Wayne Shorter Quartet at EFG London Jazz Festival, Barbican

PPL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
– Recipient: Georgie Fame

IMPACT AWARD (for bringing jazz to wider audiences)
– Recipient: Damien Chazelle

The Jazz FM Awards 2017 is a partnership between Jazz FM and Serious and is made possible with the support of Mishcon De Reya, PRS For Music, Rathbones, Pollitt & Partners, Oris Watches, Grange Hotels, RCS, Denbies Wine Estate, Arqiva, Fever Tree, Yamaha, The Piano Bar Soho and PPL

LINKS : JazzFM Awards website
2016 Awards Results
2015 Awards Results
2013 Awards Results

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