NEWS: 2018 British Jazz Awards Results announced

Kansas Smitty's House Band
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Sebastian writes: 

The 2018 British Jazz Awards results are out. The public vote attracted 5500 entries. Here are just the winners. The full lists of five in each category are HERE on the Big Bear Music website.

Trumpet
Enrico Tomasso

Trombone
Mark Nightingale

Clarinet
Alan Barnes

Alto Sax
Alan Barnes

Tenor Sax
Karen Sharp

Piano
Dave Newton

Guitar
Jim Mullen

Double Bass
Dave Green

Drums
Winston Clifford

Vocals
Claire Martin

Miscellaneous Instrument
Courtney Pine (soprano sax)

Rising Star
Alexandra Ridout

Small Group
Kansas Smitty’s House Band

Big Band
Gareth Lockrane Big Band

Best New Album
Woodville Records: Ask Me Now – Alan Barnes & Dave Newton

Best Re-issue Album
Upbeat Recordings: Sir Humph’s Delight – Humphrey Lyttelton