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NEWS: Help Musicians 25th UK Peter Whittingham Award open for applications

2010 Development Award Winners Peter Edwards and Max Luthert
2015 Montreal Jazz Festival
Photo credit: Benoit Rousseau / FIJM 

One of the main UK awards for a young UK Jazz act, the Peter Whittingham Awards produced by Help Musicians UK (formerly the Musicians Benevolent Fund) is in its 25th year, and is now open for applications HERE. Deadline is 2nd November.

Winners in the past have included Soweto Kinch, Scott Stroman, Errollyn Wallen MBE, Dave O’Higgins, Gwilym Simcock, Empirical, and Led Bib. Here is a list of the recent winners, with our news stories from each year:

2010
World Service Project / Peter Edwards Trio / Joe Wright and James Maddren

2011
Roller Trio, Chaos Collective, Ayanna Witter Johnson

2012
Reuben Fowler, Ollie Howell

2013
Phil Meadows , Elliot Galvin

2014
Stretch Trio , Mark Pringle

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