Held at the British Museum and announced on social media earlier this evening the Ivors Composer Awards revealed their 2021 winners. The awards committee chair was jazz pianist Julian Joseph.
Included in the jazz composition nominees was Ivo Neame's 'The Rise of the Lizard People' which is on his big band album, Glimpses of Truth.
'Bye' by Alex Paxton
'Corncrack Dreams' also by Alex Paxton
'Dreams' by Brigitte Beraha and Dave Manington
'The Caged Bird' by Nikki Iles
The winner was 'The Caged Bird' by Nikki Iles.
Nikki couldn’t be present so her husband Pete Churchill collected the award on her behalf and is pictured here with presenter, the composer Renell Shaw.
Pianist Zoe Rahman was the winner of this year's Impact Award and is pictured above with Julian Joseph.
Among other winners avant-garde saxophonist Caroline Kraabel won in the sound art category for 'London 26 And 28 March 2020: Imitation: Inversion.'
Photos: The Ivors on Twitter