Jazz FM Awards 2017 – The Winners
Congratulations to all of the winners at this years Jazz FM Awards which took place earlier this week in London.
We were delighted to see 5 Proper distributed artists amongst the winners, these included Donny McCaslin who won the International Jazz Artist of the Year, Vocalist of the Year went to Norma Winstone, Nikki Yeoh won Instrumentalist of the Year, Jaimeo Brown took home the Jazz Innovation of the Year award and Georgie Fame was honoured with the PPL Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jazz FM launched the Jazz FM Awards in 2013 with the aim of celebrating the work of jazz, blues and soul musicians. The Awards are a partnership between Jazz FM and Serious. They promote excellence, recognise distinction and commend those that have made an exceptional contribution to genres from rising stars to established British artists and international musicians. You can find all of this years winners below.
Breakthrough Act of the Year
International Jazz Artist of the Year
Vocalist of the Year
Instrumentalist of the Year
Blues Artist of the Year
Soul Artist of the Year
Jazz Innovation of the Year
Digital Initiative of the Year
Gilles Peterson : Worldwide FM
Album of the Year
Rolling Stones : Blue & Lonesome
UK Jazz Act of the Year
Love Experience of the Year
Orphy Robinson All Stars : ‘Bobby Hutcherson Songbook’ at Church of Sound
PPL Lifetime Achievement Award