Peter Bacon’s Jazzbreakfast blog was first with the complete list of all the nominees and winners.
Here are the winners:
Jazz Musician of the Year : Brian Kellock (above)
Jazz Album of the Year: John Turville Midas
Jazz Ensemble of the Year: Brass Jaw
Jazz Promoter/Venue of the Year: Hideaway (London)
Jazz Journalist of the Year: John Fordham
Jazz Broadcaster of the Year: Paul Barnes
Jazz Publication of the Year: Goin’ Home: The Uncompromising Life and Music of Ken Colyer by Mike Pointon, Ray Smith, Martin Colyer
Jazz Education Award: Dr Ian Darrington MBE
Services to Jazz Award: Coleridge Goode
Special Appjag Award: Dame Cleo Laine (above with Norma Winstone, Juliet Kelly and Christine Tobin– Photo : Juliet Kelly).
Paul Gambaccini said that John Fordham had set the bar high for the standard of acceptance speeches. Spot on.