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Bell Award nominees announced

Kristin Berardi
Apr 11, 2012 Updated May 19, 2012

The nominees for the 2012 Jazz Bell Awards have been revealed, with 8 separate categories each containing 3 nominees. See the full list here.

Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album

Briana Cowlishaw: When Fiction Comes to Life
Kristin Berardi: Kristin Berardi Meets The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra
Lisa Young Quartet: The Eternal Pulse

Most Original Australian Jazz Album (new category)

Chiri: The Return of Spring
Peter Knight: Fish Boast of Fishing
Sandy Evans Sextet: When the Sky Cries Rainbows

Best Australian Contemporary Jazz Album

Allan Browne, Marc Hannaford, Sam Anning: Shreveport Stomp
Kristin Berardi: Kristin Berardi Meets The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra
Nick Haywood Quartet: 1234

Best Australian Traditional Jazz Album

Allan Browne: Collected Works Volume II: Fifty Years of New Orleans Jazz
Daniel Weltlinger: Souvenirs
The Syncopaters: Hook Line and Sinker

Best Australian Jazz Song of the Year

Kristin Berardi: 'Mr Jackson', Kristin Berardi Meets The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra
Daniel Gassin Sextet: 'Banff Song', Daniel Gassin Sextet
Luke Howard and Janos Bruneel: 'Spir', Open Road

Best Australian Jazz Ensemble

Andrea Keller Quartet
Matt Keegan Trio
Sandy Evans Sextet

Young Australian Jazz Artist of the Year

Alex Boneham
Ken Allars
Sarah McKenzie

Announced on the evening: The winner of the Graeme Bell Hall of Fame Award, in recognition of an outstanding career in jazz.

The 2012 Australian Jazz Bell Awards will be held at The Regent Theatre Ballroom in Melbourne on Thursday, May 3, 2012.


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