Voting for the Scottish Jazz Awards is now open

The Scottish Jazz Awards return for the 10th edition which will celebrate Scotland’s vibrant jazz scene and honour its exceptional musical talent. You now have until 5pm on Friday 25 November to vote for your favourite musicians across five coveted categories.

A panel of industry specialists, including media, press and promoters from across the UK, alongside last year’s winners who were ineligible to be nominated in the same category as last year, have carefully selected the shortlist.  The winners will be crowned during a live ceremony on Thursday, 8 December at the Savings Bank in Glasgow.

Nominations for the 10th Scottish Jazz Awards are:

Rising Star Award sponsored by Musicians’ Union
Cara Rose
Conor Smith
Ewan Hastie
Laurie Moore
Norman Willmore

Best Band Award sponsored by Inhouse Event Productions
corto.alto
Fergus McCreadie Trio
Matt Carmichael Quintet
Nimbus Sextet
Tenement Jazz Band

Best Album Award sponsored by Birnam CD
Chasing Sakura – Seonaid Aitken
Forest Floor – Fergus McCreadie Trio
Forward Thinker – Nimbus Sextet
Modern Traditions – Brian Molley Quartet
Where Rivers Meet – Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Best Vocalist Award sponsored by Whighams Jazz Club
Georgia Cecile
kitti
Louise Dodds
Rachel Lightbody
Seonaid Aitken

Best Instrumentalist Award sponsored by ESP Music Rentals
Helena Kay
Matt Carmichael
Max Popp
Paul Harrison
Stephen Henderson

The Scottish Jazz Awards are produced as an independent event by the organizers of Glasgow Jazz Festival and supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. To vote in the 10th Scottish Jazz Awards visit www.jazzfest.co.uk/awards. Voting closes at 5pm on Thursday 25 November

All the information above has been provided by the Glasgow International Jazz Festival of
557a Dumbarton Rd, Glasgow G11 6HU

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