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Jazz winners at Canada's Juno awards: Sammy Jackson, Jocelyn Gould and Andy Milne

Announced on the first night of the Juno awards, these jazz acts each won a Juno: Jazz album of the year, solo: Elegant Traveler by Jocelyn Gould (Posi-tone/Alliance/The Orchard). In the YouTube video check around the 58.06 minute mark for …

Published: 5 Jun 2021. Updated: 19 days.

Announced on the first night of the Juno awards, these jazz acts each won a Juno:

Jazz album of the year, solo: Elegant Traveler by Jocelyn Gould (Posi-tone/Alliance/The Orchard). In the YouTube video check around the 58.06 minute mark for Jocelyn's acceptance comments which included a remark that ''jazz is alive''.

Vocal jazz album of the year: With You by Sammy Jackson Sammy's acceptance and thanks can be found in the YouTube video at the 1:24.59 mark.

Jazz album of the year, group: The reMission by Andy Milne and Unison (Sunnyside/AMPED/eOne)

Milne's The reMission with his trio Unison was the keyboardist's first landmark piano trio release following a tumultuous period in the pianist-composer's life and three years after he by now long since in remisssion was diagnosed with cancer. Drummer Clarence Penn and bassist John Hébert join Milne. Best known still for his early career work with Steve Coleman and later Dapp Theory, among the tracks are Milne's take on McCoy Tyner’s 'Passion Dance' and his own tunes including 'Resolution', 'Winter Palace', and 'Drive by – The Fall.' In the video check around the 1:45.34 minute mark for Andy's acceptance comments including his reaction that it's ''trippy'' and he's ''really emotional.''

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Deutscher winners

Winners of the Deutscher (the new German jazz prize) were announced last night Vocals Lucia Cadotsch Woodwind Daniel Erdmann Brass Markus Stockhausen Piano/keyboards Aki Takase Guitar Ronny Graupe Bass Eva Kruse Drums Christian Lillinger Special …

Published: 4 Jun 2021. Updated: 20 days.

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Winners of the Deutscher (the new German jazz prize) were announced last night

Vocals Lucia Cadotsch

Woodwind Daniel Erdmann

Brass Markus Stockhausen

Piano/keyboards Aki Takase

Guitar Ronny Graupe

Bass Eva Kruse

Drums Christian Lillinger

Special instruments Christopher Dell

Artist of the year Christian Lillinger

Band of the year Philipp Gropper’s Philm

Large ensemble of the year Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra

Wind instruments international Jaimie Branch

Piano/keyboards international Tigran Hamasyan

String instruments international Wolfgang Muthspiel

Drums/percussion international Brian Blade

Artist of the year international Tigran Hamasyan

Band of the year international Shake Stew

Instrumental album of the year Julia Hülsmann Quartet for Not Far From Here

Vocals album of the year Masaa Irade

Broadcast production of the year Bill Laurance & WDR Big Band Cologne Live at the Philharmonie Cologne

Album of the year international Carla Bley Life Goes On

Vocals album of the year international Kandace Springs The Women Who Raised Me

Debut album of the year Joel Ross KingMaker

Club of the year Loft, Cologne

Festival of the year Leipziger Jazztage

Composition of the year Florian Ross 'Streamwalk'

Arrangement of the year Fabia Mantwill 'Ophelia'

Journalistic achievement Günther Huesmann: Bird Lives

Special prize of the jury Unterfahrt, Munich

Lifetime achievement Karsten Jahnke

Watch the presentation. Band of the year Philipp Gropper’s Philm, top