Jazz FM awards nominations

Who's nominated for 2020? Public voting is open now at www.jazzfmawards.com and will close on Wednesday 15 April. BREAKTHROUGH ACT OF THE YEAR Rosie Turton Xhosa Cole Yelfris Valdés THE DIGITAL AWARD Chiminyo Jacob Collier Jazz re:freshed THE …

Published: 18 Mar 2020. Updated: 2 months.

Who's nominated for 2020?

Public voting is open now at www.jazzfmawards.com and will close on Wednesday 15 April.

BREAKTHROUGH ACT OF THE YEAR

Rosie Turton

Xhosa Cole

Yelfris Valdés

THE DIGITAL AWARD

Chiminyo

Jacob Collier

Jazz re:freshed

THE INNOVATION AWARD

Jazz re:freshed

Moses Boyd

Sarathy Korwar

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR

Binker Golding

Mark Kavuma

Shirley Tetteh

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR

Branford Marsalis

Charles Lloyd

Kris Davis

SOUL ACT OF THE YEAR

Anderson .Paak

Celeste

Philip Bailey

BLUES ACT OF THE YEAR

Keb’ Mo’

Gary Clark Jr.

Jon Cleary

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Alice Zawadzki

Georgia Cécile

Judi Jackson

PUBLIC VOTE

PRS FOR MUSIC UK JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR

Joe Armon-Jones

SEED Ensemble

Yazz Ahmed

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Ashley Henry – Beautiful Vinyl Hunter

Binker Golding – Abstractions of Reality Past and Incredible Feathers

Branford Marsalis Quartet – The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul

Jazzmeia Horn – Love and Liberation

SEED Ensemble – Drift Glass

Yazz Ahmed – Polyhymnia

VENUE OF THE YEAR

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Church of Sound

Love Supreme Festival

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

The Verdict, Brighton

Vortex, Dalston

SPECIAL AWARDS

Impact Award TBA Gold Award TBA PPL Lifetime Achievement Award TBA

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Manu Dibango tests positive for COVID-19

'Soul Makossa' African jazz icon Manu Dibango has tested positive for COVID-19. The news was announced on the Cameroonian saxophonist's Facebook page. A regular headliner at Ronnie Scott's over the years and an inspiration to such players as UK …

Published: 18 Mar 2020. Updated: 2 months.

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'Soul Makossa' African jazz icon Manu Dibango has tested positive for COVID-19. The news was announced on the Cameroonian saxophonist's Facebook page.

A regular headliner at Ronnie Scott's over the years and an inspiration to such players as UK jazz icon Courtney Pine and rising star Alain Oyono, the saxophonist in Youssou N'Dour's band, the 86-year-old is resting as he recovers.

Photo of Manu Dibango: Wikipedia