Jazz democracy in action direct from the seat of government. Voting is now open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards taking place on Tuesday March 10th.
Here’s real jazz democracy in action, direct from the seat of government. Voting is now open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards taking place on Tuesday March 10th at the House of Commons Terrace Pavilion.
The awards are a long-standing annual event organised by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APPJAG), with support from music licensing company PPL, Jazz Services, JazzUK, Jazzwise Magazine and the Musicians’ Union.
Anyone can vote and entries can be completed online at Jazz Services website by the deadline December 12th 2014.
- Jazz Album of the Year (released in 2014 by a UK band or musicians)
- Jazz Vocalist of the Year (UK-based vocalist who impressed in 2014)
- Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year (UK-based musician who impressed in 2014)
- Jazz Ensemble of the Year (UK-based group who impressed in 2014)
- Jazz Venue of the Year (including jazz clubs, venues, festivals and promoters)
- Jazz Media Award (including broadcasters, journalists, magazines, blogs, listings and books)
- Jazz Education Award (to an educator or project for raising the standard of jazz education in the UK)
- Jazz Newcomer of the Year (UK-based artist, musician or group with a debut album released in 2014)
- Services to Jazz Award (to a living person for their outstanding contribution to jazz in the UK)