Nominations for the 27th British Jazz Awards were announced recently, with five Trinity Laban students and staff being named.
Each year the awards bring together some of the most influential writers, promoters and broadcasters in mainstream jazz to nominate those musicians, ensembles and albums most deserving of recognition for bringing the public the music that makes life that bit more worthwhile.
And the nominations are:
- Trumpet: Steve Waterman
- Guitar: Dominic Ashworth
- Miscellaneous: Mick Foster (Baritone Saxophone)
- Rising Star: Laura Jurd
- New Album: Mark Lockheart - Ellington In Anticipation (Subtone)
The presentation will take place in St Paul's Church, Birmingham, on 10 July as part of the Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival.