British Jazz Awards

2017 British Jazz Awards Nominations Announced!

The nominations for the 31st edition of the British Jazz Awards have been announced. Now in their 31st year, the awards were set up to help the best musicians, bands and album releases get the recognition they deserve. Our panel of 14 experts from the jazz community put their heads together to produce the following […]

2016 British Jazz Awards – Nominations Announced!

The nominations have been announced for the 2016 British Jazz Awards! Now in their 30th year of recognising the best in British jazz, the nominees are chosen by a panel of 11 figures from across the jazz industry. The winners are then decided by a public vote – to take part, simply follow this link […]


The Winners of the 28th British Jazz Awards are announced today across the 12 solo instrument categories, two sections for bands and two trade awards to record companies. Known as the Jazz Oscars, The British Jazz Awards have been presented every year since 1987 and have long been established as the most important jazz awards […]

British Jazz Awards: Voting now closed

All good things come to an end, and voting has now closed for the 26th British Jazz Awards. Thanks to all 2200 of you who voted online and by post for over 1000 musicians, bands and CDs.   The winners of this year’s “Jazz Oscars” wil lbe announced on Monday 22nd October at a presentation […]

British Jazz Awards Results Announced!

Thanks to all who voted in the 2013 British Jazz Awards. A full report of the splendid time had by those at the presentation, sponsored by The Jewellery Quarter BID, a full report of which will follow. In the meantime, here’s the classified results:   Trumpet   Enrico Tomasso Guy Barker Steve Waterman Bruce Adams […]

That’s All Folks!

Voting for the 2013 British Jazz Awards has now closed. We’d like to thank all of those who voted, along with The Jewellery Quarter BID for their support. This years awards presentation will take place at St Pauls Church, The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham on Wednesday July 10th at 7:30pm, during the week of the Birmingham […]

British Jazz Awards Nominations Announced!

This page is for the 2013 British Jazz Awards, for 2014 Jazz Awards info and Voting, please click here   It gives us great pleasure to announce the nominations for the 27th edition of the British Jazz Awards, this year produced in association with The Jewellery Quarter BID for the first time.   Each year […]

British Jazz Awards Come Back To Birmingham

In association with the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust The Jewellery Quarter BID have got together with the Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival to capture the most important event in the British Jazz Calendar for Birmingham: the British Jazz Awards. The 27th British Jazz Awards will be presented on July 10th at St Paul’s Church […]

The British Jazz Awards

British Jazz Awards 2012: The Winners!   Thanks to everyone who came to the British Jazz Awards presentation at The Concorde Club last night. An enjoyable evening of music and speeches was had by all, with an excellent on stage jam with the winners to round it off. A full report will follow shortly but […]

British Jazz Awards 2012: Vote Now!

Over the opening weekend of this years online poll we’ve already seen the votes pour in. Cast your vote now to decide who will walk away with a gong this year at   Voting closes 8th October.