Awards

Scottish Jazz Saxophonist Tommy Smith to be presented with OBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Scottish Jazz Saxophonist Tommy Smith to be presented with OBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on July 2nd at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh. Tommy Smith says: “At the age of...

2020 NEA Jazz Masters announced.

Yesterday the American National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. Innovative jazz musicians Bobby McFerrin,...

Ahmad Jamal receives a Lifetime Achievement award from Jazz Journalists Association.

The Jazz Journalists Association announced the winners of the 2019 JJA awards yesterday. The Association initiated its awards honouring excellence in jazz music, recordings,...

Jacob Collier Bags Gold Honour At Jazz FM Awards 2019

Today JazzFM announced 2-time Grammy-winner Jacob Collier will be honoured with the PRS For Music Gold Award at this year’s Jazz FM Awards, which returns to Shoreditch Town Hall...

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest – 4th Edition Pre-registrations are open

Musicians can get a better deal on the entry fee by pre-registering. Deadline for pre-registration: June 01st, 2019. The 7 Virtual jazz Club continues its worldwide search for...

2019 Grammy winners in the category “Jazz”

Last night the 61st Grammy awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the category “Jazz” the big winner was John Daversa taking the award for both Best...

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club announces the beginning of the finals

Editors note: 7 Virtual Jazz Club is a non-profit all-volunteer association dedicated to the support of jazz music in all its forms. Their goal is to find truly outstanding...

Adrien Brandeis – wins Letter One Rising Stars Jazz Award for Europe Edition 2018

ADRIEN BRANDEIS is a French jazz pianist and composer born in Annecy in 1992. After having studied at the Conservatory of Nice and the Conservatoire de Paris with Robert Persi and...

Jazz FM Awards to Return in 2019

The Jazz FM Awards will return in 2019 for its 6th instalment, once again taking place at Shoreditch Town Hall and coinciding with UNESCO’s annual International Jazz Day...

Maria Schneider add’s another award to her tally

Editors note: Maria Schneider continues to add awards to her we deserved tally.  Each year, in the USA, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation’s highest honor...

NEA Announces Newest Recipients of the USA’s Highest Honor in Jazz.

Each year, the United States National Endowment for the Arts bestows their highest honor in jazz, the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships, on individuals who have made significant...