Last night at the Pizza Express, Laura Jurd became the first trumpeter – and only the second brass player after Mark Nightingale – to win the Worshipful Company of Musicians Young Jazz Musician Award in the twenty-one years of the competition’s history. Here are Melody McLaren’s photos
Laura Jurd’s Prizewinner’s gig, part of the prize, will be in May 2013 at Pizza Express. The full list of last night’s finalists was in our PREVIEW. Laura Jurd’s debut album Landing Ground is due for release next month.