The 2013 Australian Jazz Bell Awards were handed out in Melbourne tonight with David Ades picking up two awards and Marc Hannaford winning Most Original Jazz album Award.
The 11th Annual Australian Jazz Bell Awards were hosted by Albert ‘Albare’ Dadon and Tracey Curro with special guest of honour, Dorothy Bell, wife of the late Graeme Bell,who the awards are named after.
The Honourable Michael Danby MP, Federal Parliamentary Secretary for The Arts gave the night’s Key Note speech.
The winners of the 2013 Australian Jazz Bell Awards were:
The TarraWarra Estate Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album:
Chris McNulty with ‘The Song That Sings You Here’
The Palace Cinemas Most Original Australian Jazz Album:
Marc Hannaford with ‘Sarcophile’
The Ubertas Group Best Australian Contemporary Jazz Album:
MAGNET with ‘Magnet’
The Brand Partners Best Australian Traditional Jazz Album:
Flap! with ‘A Great Day for the Race’
The APRA/AMCOS Best Australian Jazz Song of the Year:
David Ades & Friends with ‘Joe The Kid’
The Monash University Best Australian Jazz Ensemble:
David Ades & Friends
The Fender Katsalidis Architects Young Australian Jazz Artist of the Year: