Jazz FM Awards 2020 nominations announced

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Charles Lloyd, Philip Bailey, Anderson .Paak, Celeste, Jacob Collier, SEED Ensemble, Moses Boyd, Joe Armon-Jones, Keb’ Mo’, Yazz Ahmed and more nominated for the Jazz FM Awards 2020.

Public voting is open now at www.jazzfmawards.com and will close on Wednesday 15th April at 23:59.

Full list of Jazz FM Awards 2020 nominations:

BREAKTHROUGH ACT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Cambridge Audio

Rosie Turton
Xhosa Cole
Yelfris Valdés

 

THE DIGITAL AWARD
Sponsored by Oanda

Chiminyo
Jacob Collie
Jazz re:freshed

 

THE INNOVATION AWARD
Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya

Jazz re:freshed
Moses Boyd
Sarathy Korwar

 

INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Hampstead Jazz Club

Binker Golding
Mark Kavuma
Shirley Tetteh

 

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Saint Lucia Wellness Festival

Branford Marsalis
Charles Lloyd
Kris Davis

 

SOUL ACT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by British Airways

Anderson .Paak
Celeste
Philip Bailey

 

BLUES ACT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Blue Orchid Hotels

Keb’ Mo’
Gary Clark Jr.
Jon Cleary

 

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Alice Zawadzki
Georgia Cécile
Judi Jackson

PUBLIC VOTE

 

PRS For Music UK JAZZ ACT OF THE YEAR

Joe Armon-Jones
SEED Ensemble
Yazz Ahmed

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Arqiva

Ashley Henry – Beautiful Vinyl Hunter
Binker Golding – Abstractions of Reality Past and Incredible Feathers
Branford Marsalis Quartet – The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul
Jazzmeia Horn – Love and Liberation
SEED Ensemble – Drift Glass
Yazz Ahmed – Polyhymnia

 

VENUE OF THE YEAR

Band on the Wall, Manchester
Church of Sound
Love Supreme Festival
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
The Verdict, Brighton
Vortex, Dalston

SPECIAL AWARDS

Impact Award
TBA

Gold Award
TBA

PPL Lifetime Achievement Award

The awards are due to be presented at a ceremony in Shoreditch Town Hall in London on Wednesday 27th May. Well, that’s what they have announced – but bearing in mind Government advice it seems hard to imagine it would go ahead.