The 2011 Peter Whittingham Awards have been announced. Winners are Leeds-based Roller Trio.
Roller trio are: saxophonist James Mainwaring (saxophone/electronics), Luke Wynter (guitar) and Luke Reddin-Williams (drums). A debut album on F-IRE next year. The award will support The band will use their award a video project with film-maker Ray Kane, and a tour. The next London date is on March 28th at the Vortex.
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– A Development Award goes to Chaos Collective, (Laura Jurd, Elliot Galvin, Corrie Dick)
– A Commendation goest to Ayanna Witter-Johnson.
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