Stu Hunter Leads 2017 Jazz Bell Nominees -
Stu Hunter

Stu Hunter Leads 2017 Jazz Bell Nominees

by Paul Cashmere on April 27, 2017

in News

Melbourne jazz musician Stu Hunter has been nominated in five categories of the 2017 Jazz Bell Awards.

Hunter released his third album ‘The Migration’ in 2016. The album was nominated for Best Jazz Album at the 2016 ARIA Awards and is looking to take over this year’s Jazz Bell Awards.

The Australian Jazz Bell Awards were launched in 2003 by Albert Dadon. Albare named the awards after Australian jazz legend Graeme Bell, who attended the awards every year in person or via video up until his death at age 97 in 2012. Bell was still performing live up until 90 years of age.

The nominees for the 15th annual Australian Jazz Bell Awards are:

Best Australian Jazz Vocal Album
Kristin Bernardi
Michelle Nicolle Quartet
Stu Hunter

Best Australian Instrumental Jazz Album

Andrea Keller & Tim Wilson Duo
Jeremy Rose and the Earshift Orchestra
Stu Hunter

Best Produced Album

Jeremy Rose and The Earshift Orchestra
Stu Hunter
The Vampires

Best Australian Jazz Song Of The Year

Andrea Keller & Tim Wilson Duo
Eugene Ball 4tet
Stu Hunter

Best Australian Jazz Ensemble

Michelle Nicolle Quartet
Stu Hunter
The Vampires



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