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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

THE 2014 BRITISH JAZZ AWARDS: THE RESULTS

 Known as the Jazz Oscars, The British Jazz Awards have been presented every year since 1987 and have long been established as the most important jazz awards in this country.
A total of 53,738 votes were cast by 3822 voters, with the most votes for a winning musician in any category going to Mark Nightingale who won Best Trombone with 1423 votes.

TRUMPET
TROMBONE
CLARINET
1.      STEVE WATERMAN
1.      MARK NIGHTINGALE
1.      ALAN BARNES
2.      Enrico Tomasso
2.      Dennis Rollins
2.      Pete Long
3.      Bruce Adams
3.      Roy Williams
3.      Julian Stringle
4.      Steve Fishwick
4.      Ian Bateman
4.      Mark Crooks
5.      Freddie Gavita
5.      Mark Bassey
5.      Shabaka Hutchings



ALTO SAX
TENOR SAX
PIANO
1.      SOWETO KINCH
1.      KAREN SHARP
1.      DAVE NEWTON
2.      Pete King
2.      Simon Spillett
2.      Zoe Rahman
3.      Alan Barnes
3.      Art Themen
3.      Nikki Iles
4.      Derek Nash
4.      Robert Fowler
4.      Gareth Williams
5.      Sam Mayne
5.      Alex Garnett
5.      Reuben James



GUITAR
BASS
DRUMS
1.      JIM MULLEN
1.      ALEC DANKWORTH
1.      STEVE BROWN
2.      Martin Taylor
2.      Dave Green
2.      Seb Rochford
3.      Nigel Price
3.      Len Skeat
3.      Bobby Worth
4.      Dominic Ashworth
4.      Andrew Cleyndert
4.      Ralph Salmins
5.      Remi Harris
5.      Al Swainger
5.      Clark Tracey



MISCELLANEOUS
VOCALS
RISING STAR
1.      JIM HART [VIBRAPHONE]
1.      LIANE CARROLL
1.      REUBEN JAMES
2.      Alan Barnes [Baritone Sax]
2.      Tina May
2.      Remi Harris
3.      Chris Garrick [Violin]
3.      Claire Martin
3.      Laura Jurd
4.      Amy Roberts [Flute]
4.      Anita Wardell
4.      Alan Benzie
5.      Gareth Lockrane [Flute]
5.      Lauren Kinsella
5.      Ben Holder

BIG BAND
SMALL GROUP
1.                   BBC BIG BAND
1.              DIGBY FAIRWEATHER'S HALF DOZEN
2.                   NYJO
2.      GoGo Penguin
3.                   Back To Basie
3.      Brassjaw
4.                   Beats & Pieces
4.      Tipitina
5.                   SNJO
5.      Polar Bear


NEW CD
REISSUE CD
1.      WOODVILLE RECORDS –
MARTIN TAYLOR/ ALAN BARNES – TWO FOR THE ROAD
1.      AVID RECORDS –
STAN TRACEY – 3 CLASSIC ALBUMS
2.      Linn Records –
Claire Martin- Say It Isn't So
2.      Fresh Sound Records  –
The Jazz Makers & The Jazz Five
3.      Hep Records –
 Tina May – Divas
3.      Lake Records  –
Chris Barber - 1959-60
4.      Gondwana Records  –
 GoGo Penguin - v2.0
4.      Fresh Sound Records
Joe Harriott Quintet - Southern Horizons / Free Form / Abstract
5.      Jazizit Records  –
Derek Nash / Funkerdeen
5.      Polygram Records Joe Harriott Double Quintet, "Indo-Jazz Suite"

For further information please contact
Big Bear Music, PO Box 944, Birmingham, B16 8UT

Tel: 0121 454 7020 Email: admin@bigbearmusic.com

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