|Stephen Duffy presenting the award to Helena Kay|
The award for Scottish Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2015 has been awarded to saxophonist Helena Kay from Perth, aged 21. She is studying on the B.Mus course at the Guildhall School in London, and is about to enter her fourth year. She was a semi-finalist for the same competition in 2013. The award was made at the Glasgow Jazz Festival.
The other finalists were Declan Forde, age 22, from Glasgow (Piano), Sean Gibbs, age 21, from Edinburgh (Trumpet), Fergus McCreadie, age 17, from Dollar (Piano), and John Patton, age 22, from Greenock (Guitar)
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