Wednesday, 21 October 2015
MOBO Jazz Awards in Leeds - vote now!
The 20th anniversary MOBO awards 2015 are to be held in Leeds on Wednesday 4th November to celebrate the very best of British urban music in the First Direct Arena. And jazz is part of this! The nominees for Best Jazz Act are:
At 17 years old, Andreas Varady is a Slovakian jazz guitarist that has been regarded as a child prodigy. Performing internationally since the age of 13, he recently released his first album in August.
Jason Rebello is a classically-trained British pianist, songwriter, and record producer from Wandsworth, South London. Rebello has toured the world alongside people like Sting and Jeff Beck.
Peter Edwards is a graduate from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance who plays jazz full of emphatic chording, Latin grooves and romantic, cinematic themes. This year, he impressed listeners across the UK with his debut album.
Phronesis is a Scandinavian/ British jazz trio from London. The band released their new album, ‘Life To Everything’, in April of this year gaining international attention.
Zara McFarlane is a 30-year-old singer from Dagenham known for her soulful and jazz styled music. Zara also won this MOBO award in 2012 after the release of her first album.
SO VOTE NOW! http://www.mobo.com/voting/best-jazz-act