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February 15, 2007

National Jazz Awards Online Vote Begins Today

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz music news

Online voting begins for National Jazz Awards

The fifth National Jazz Awards will pay tribute to Canadian musicians, festival organizers, journalists, broadcasters and enthusiasts at the awards night Gala, to be held in Toronto April 10th at the newly refurbished Palais Royale.

Nominees for the awards are selected by a committee of industry leaders, and honour outstanding Canadian achievements. Winners will be announced at the Gala event.

Jazz fans are invited to cast online votes for their favourite nominees by visiting www.nationaljazzawards.com before the midnight, March 25, 2007. This year there are 26 different categories including: Jazz Journalist of the Year; Jazz Broadcaster of the Year; Jazz Producer of the Year and International Musician of the Year.

Hosting the event are Juno-nominated vocalist Dione Taylor and veteran David Clayton-Thomas. Performances include: saxophonists P.J. Perry, John Nugent, Jim Galloway and Murley; vocalists Holly Cole, Sophie Berkal-Sarbit and Taylor; pianist Oliver Jones; vibraphonist Peter Appleyard; trumpeter Guido Basso; and a house band led by Hugh Fraser.

for more info visit www.nationaljazzawards.com.

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