The winners of the 2022 Jazz FM Awards were announced earlier this evening.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Norma Winstone
IMPACT AWARD : Jools Holland
GOLD AWARD: Marcus Miller
BREAKTHROUGH ACT OF THE YEAR : Chelsea Carmichael
INTERNATIONAL JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR : Lady Blackbird
SOUL ACT OF THE YEAR sponsored by Boisdale: Mica Millar
BLUES ACT OF THE YEAR sponsored by Imagine Cruising : Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram
VOCALIST OF THE YEAR sponsored by Hampstead Jazz Club and Lateralize Records : Georgia Cécile
INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR sponsored by Yamaha : Fergus McCreadie
THE DIGITAL AWARD sponsored by Rathbones : Summer of Soul
INNOVATION AWARD sponsored by Mishcon de Reya : Blue Lab Beats
UK JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR : Georgia Cecile
ALBUM OF THE YEAR : Emma-Jean Thackray – Yellow
Jools Holland was presented with his Impact Award by Hugh Laurie. Mark King of Level 42 presented Marcus Miller with the Gold Award. Marcus Brigstocke presented Lady Blackbird with her award. Tom Watson, gave Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie his award.
Sponsors: PPL and PRS for Music, Mishcon De Reya, Imagine Cruising, Boisdale, Hampstead Jazz Club, Lateralize, Rathbones and Yamaha
Additional partners include Denbies, Lotus, Mama Shelter, Savile Row Gin and Shoreditch Town Hall.
Link: Jazz FM Awards website