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.

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