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2016 Jazz Bell Awards Nominations

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Jan 13, 2016 Updated May 11, 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Australian Jazz 'Bell' Awards, an annual celebration of the best in Australian jazz music.

To complete the nomination form, visit the Bell Awards website here.

The Australian Jazz 'Bell' Awards  seek to recognise and encourage excellence across a number of fields, including performance, recording and the presentation of Australian jazz. As the name suggests, the Bell awards are held in honour of pianist Graeme Bell.

Nominations for the 2016 Bell Awards are now open, and will close on March 6, 2016. To apply, nominees must have their application endorsed by a member of the Australian Jazz Academy. For more on the nomination process, visit the Bell Awards 2016 guidelines here. Successful nominees will be announced in the first week of May, 2016.

The 2016 Award Categories include...

- Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album
- Best Australian Instrumental Jazz Album
- Best Produced Album
- Best Australian Jazz Song / Composition of the Year
- Best Australian Small Jazz band
- Best Australian Jazz Ensemble
- Young Australian Jazz Artist of the Year
- Graeme Bell Hall of Fame

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HIDDEN ERROR: Usage of "Teachers" is not recognized Graeme Emerson Bell, AO, MBE (7 September 1914 - 13 June 2012) was an Australian Dixieland and classical jazz pianist, composer and band leader. According to The Age, his "band's music was hailed for its distinctive Australian edge, which he describes as 'nice larrikinism' and 'a happy Aussie outdoor feel'". Aside from playing, Bell was one of...

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