Nominations for this year’s Australian Jazz Bell Awards opening on February 1st

Nominations for this year’s Australian Jazz Bell Awards are open for the awards’ 16th year. Over seven categories, the best jazz records, ensembles and artists of the last 12 months will be recognised; the 2017 awards saw the likes of Stu Hunter and Andrea Keller win, while Ted Vining and Harry Mitchell earned a Hall of Famer and Young Australian Jazz…

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The 13th AMP moves to Melbourne again in 2018; Sampa the Great, Jen Cloher & more up for top prize

The Australian Music Prize has revealed its anticipated shortlist for 2018, following a run of meetings in Sydney earlier this month by the prize’s judging panel, helmed by AMP Chairperson and Hoodoo Gurus frontman, Dave Faulkner. The panel this year welcomed producer Charles Fisher, musician Melinda Schneider and CMC’s Group Program Manager Tim Daley to the fold, as the panel deliberated…

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