Thursday 31 January 2013
And the winner is...
Congratulations to all the winners of the first JazzFM Awards. The ceremony was held tonight and here is a list of those who took home an award -
UK Jazz Artist of the Year: Neil Cowley
Gold Award For Outstanding Contribution to Jazz: Ramsey Lewis
International Jazz Artist Award: Kurt Elling
UK Instrumentalist of the Year: Nathaniel Facey
UK Live Show of the Year: Gregory Porter
UK Vocalist of the Year: Carleen Anderson
Cutting Edge Award for Innovation: Robert Glasper
Best UK Jazz venue: Ronnie Scotts
Best UK Newcomer: Beats & Pieces
Album of the Year: John Surman - 'Saltash Bells'
Lifetime Achievement Award: Ahmad Jamal