JazzFM Awards 2013 – nominees announced

The Jazz FM Awards 2013 list of Nominees has been released. The nominees are:

International Jazz Artist
Kurt Elling
Brad Mehldau
Sonny Rollins

Cutting Edge Award for Jazz Innovation
Django Bates
Robert Glasper

Album Of The Year
Robert Glasper: Black Radio (Blue Note)
Keith Jarrett: Sleeper (ECM)
Pat Metheny: Unity Band (Nonesuch)
Gregory Porter: Be Good (Motéma)
John Surman: Saltash Bells (ECM)
Ryan Truesdell: Centennial – Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans (artistShare)

Jazz Media
AllAboutJazz.com (website)
Do The Math (website of Ethan Iverson of The Bad Plus)
Jazzwise (magazine)

Best UK Newcomer
Beats and Pieces Big Band
Josh Arcoleo
Roller Trio

Public Vote – UK Jazz Artist of the Year – Voting opens on 1st November 2012
Neil Cowley Trio
Jamie Cullum

UK Vocalist of the Year
Carleen Anderson
Liane Carroll
Ian Shaw

UK Instrumentalist of the Year
Nathaniel Facey (saxophonist with Empirical)
Ivo Neame (pianist with Phronesis)
Phil Robson

Live UK Shows of the Year
Gregory Porter
PB Underground

Best UK Jazz Venue
Band on the Wall
Café Oto
Ronnie Scott’s

The nominators were:

Steve Rubie (Promoter / 606 Club)
Ross Dines (Promoter / Pizza Express)
Mike Flynn (Jazzwise)
Rosemary Laryea (Jazz FM)
Paul Pace (Promoter / Ronnie Scott’s)
Mike Hobart (FT jazz writer)
Helen Mayhew (Jazz FM)
Seb Scotney (London Jazz Blog)
Stuart Nicholson (Jazzwise)
Rob Adams (freelance journalist)
John Kelman (editor AllAboutJazz.com, US)
Peter Schultze (Jazzahead, Germany)
Howard Mandel (Chair of Jazz Journalists Association, US)
Wulf Muller (All-in Music, Jazz consultant to Sony/BMG)
Alex Dutilh (Radio France jazz broadcaster, journalist)
Nathan Graves (Consultant to Universal)
Clive Davis (Times jazz writer)
Mike Chadwick (Jazz FM / Manchester)

The judging panel for the Awards (except UK Jazz Artist of the Year) includes:

John Cumming
Tony Dudley-Evans
Alex Webb


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