Friday, 7 March 2014
Dankworth Prize Winners Announced
Sheffield-born and now Birmingham-based pianist and composer Andrew Woodhead has won the 2014 Dankworth Prize for jazz composition with his piece 'Sabbo', dedicated to Pete Saberton.
Andrew wins the £500 small ensemble and is joined by bassist Misha Mullov-Abbado who wins £1000 for his large ensemble composition, New Ansonia.
Andrew is the latest in a number of Northern jazz composers to have won the prize including James Hamilton, James Beckwith and Matt Roberts.
For more information on Andrew, visit his website.