2012 Art Music Awards announced
The awards were hosted by jazz musician James Morrison and held at The Playhouse theatre, Sydney Opera House on April 3, 2012.
Jazz Work of the Year
Composer: Andrea Keller; pianist, composer
Performed by: Bennetts Lane Big Band
Other nominees included Tom O'Halloran; Dissolve for two pianos, Jeremy Rose; River Meeting Suite and Peter Knight; Unknowness 1.
Award for Excellence in Jazz
Quentin Angus - recognised for his composition, performance and international development activities.
Other nominees in this category include Troy Roberts, Andrea Keller, Tom O'Halloran.
Tasmanian State Award
Nick Haywood, recognised for excellence in jazz.