Caterina Comeglio (vocalist, Big Band Theory), Beth Aggett (voice, Durham University Big Band) and
Winner Best Balanced Programme: Big Band Theory.
Winner Best Section:
Winner Best Soloist: Matt Sulzmann.
Winner Best Band:
Howard Riley: “When I started out playing jazz back in the late 50s, early 60s, if you wanted a gig you had to learn some standards.” – (Jazz Journal April 2017)
Eric Harland: “I love swing and I’m always going to swing but I also know that you can take a hip-hop groove and improvise with that just like you would with a swing pattern.” – (Jazz Journal April 2017)