|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: