Martin Powell JATPjazz with Nigel Slee with Sam Hobbs collecting award for Matt Bourne
Matthew Bourne sent in the video above for his acceptance speech.
Martin Powell, JATPjazz broadcasts Richard's acceptance speech via iPhone from Dales Jam rehearsal. Dales Jam them performed to the audience via iPhone.
TEO member Kari Bleivik collects award from Martin Coultas on behalf of Tommy Evans
Jez Hall presenting Tony Faulkner with his Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gill Wilde receiving award from John Quail on behalf of Pooles.
Ros Rigby, Peformance Director of The Sage presenting award to Steve Crocker.
James Lancaster receiving award on behalf of Paul from Ron Burnett.
LCoM team Matt Freeman, James Baxter and Jo Foxall present the award to a Sheffield Jazz Workshop student (sorry missed name!).
Steve Mead, Manchester Jazz Festival with Dave Stroud, Scarborough Jazz.
John Quail, Marsden Jazz Festival with Jean Watson.
Graham Shaw received the award for Graham, Mike Young and Tom Gallagher. You couldn’t get more knowledgeable and enthusiastic supporters. Recently sighted at Wakefield Jazz, JATP Bradford, The Victoria Leeds, Head of Steam, Huddersfield, Seven Jazz, Marsden Jazz Festival and tonight – Dean Clough...
Ron Burnett with David Porter standing in for Pave owner Steve Shaw.
Especially pleasing was the sight of Ros Rigby, the Performance Director at the capacious Sage Centre in Gateshead, presenting the VENUE OF THE YEAR AWARD to Cafe Lento in Headingley, Leeds which seats a mere 20-strong audience
Brendan Duffy presenting Kari with her award.
Martin Powell with Katie Patterson
Martin Coultas presenting LYJRO Director Brendan Duffy with award.
With the uncertainty over the future for Jazz Yorkshire and therefore further awards events it was decided to make some special awards to a group of individuals who have all made an exceptional contribution to the Yorkshire jazz scene over the last 30 years.
Al Wood (not pictured) was also awarded the 'Services to Jazz' award but was unable to attend the event.