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  1. A/B TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | This Is Exeter

    ... Out West stayed at No.1 on the national Earshot jazz charts for 2015 and has been in heavy rotation on CBC, CKUA, Jazz FM and across the country on campus radio. The disc also peaked at No. 28 on CMJ, which is extremely rare for a group on Canadian ...

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  2. Maciek Pysz and Gianluca Corona - London StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... drummer Asif Sirkis and bass player Yuri Goloubev, with whom he formed a trio. Tracks of his have been played on Jazz FM and BBC Radio 3. He has joined forces with sax player Tim Garland at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in London and his debut album ...

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  3. Blues singer Zoe Schwartz: Hearing Billie Holiday for the first time was my eureka momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    The 2017 Jazz By The Sea festival swings into action this weekend and organisers promise it will be bigger and better than ever. This week The Guide talks to Poole-based jazz and blues singer Zoe Schwarz and her partner, guitarist Rob Koral ,who will be taking part in Jazz FM's Blues & Boogie night at Lighthouse, Poole next Thursday, as part of the festival which runs from June 11 to June 17. SINGER Zoe Schwarz will never forget the first time she heard Billie Holiday when she was in her mid teens.

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  4. WIN: Tickets to Jazz By The Sea festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... with BBC's award-winning singer Clare Teal at Lighthouse, Poole on Sunday, June 11 at 7.30pm. * Four tickets to Jazz FM's Blues & Boogie night at the Sherling Studio, Lighthouse, Poole at 7.30pm on Thursday, June 15. * Four day passes to the World ...

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  5. Bromley music legend explores career in podcast seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | News Shopper

    ... Jools Holland. His 1998 album "True Love Collection" was voted the 36th greatest ever jazz album in a 2016 BBC and Jazz FM poll of critics and musician. "I just say I'm a musician. Yes, I'll play jazz or I'll play blues but I'm not a jazz or blues ...

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  6. Here's who you can see at Jazz by the Sea Festival next monthaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... include an evening of Blues and Boogie, in the Sherling Studio at Poole on Thursday, June 15 in collaboration with Jazz FM hosted and presented by David Freeman. The evening will feature music from New Orleans, with well-known acoustic blues ...

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  7. Mick steps aside for Charlie WattsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Jagger tries to avoid the spotlight and shift attention to drummer Charlie Watts. But that happened Tuesday night at Jazz FM's gala in London when Watts received the Gold Award for a lifetime of blues, jazz and rock excellence. The Stones also won ...

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  8. Shape of PHEW! Ed Sheeran nearly gave No1 smash hit awayShape of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Daily Star

    ... as they hovered over the red carpet at Time's 100 most influential people. The band collected two gongs at London's Jazz FM Awards for their Blue & Lonesome, while drummer nabbed the special Gold Award for his lifelong contribution to jazz and ...

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  9. International Stars Honoured At The 2017 Jazz FM AwardsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Rolling Stones, Laura Mvula, Damien Chazelle, Donny McCaslin and Gilles Peterson were among the winners at the 2017 Jazz FM Awards, which took place this evening at Shoreditch Town Hall in the heart of East London. A glittering array of UK and international talent turned out to celebrate the very best of jazz, blues, soul and beyond, as the music industry and public figures, including Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Laura Mvula, Van Morrison, Georgie Fame, Adrian Lester, Will Young, Maxi Jazz, The Brand New Heavies, Courtney Pine and more, gathered at a ceremony hosted by Jazz FM presenter Jez Nelson.

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  10. Rolling Stones Win Album Of The Year At Jazz FM AwardsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | WENN Blog

    The Rolling Stones came "full circle" as they took home the Album of the Year gong at Britain's Jazz FM Awards on Tuesday night. The rock band won the publicly voted prize at the ceremony, which took place at London's Shoreditch Town Hall, for their record Blue & Lonesome, their entirely blues-based offering, which was released in December to critical acclaim.

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  11. Mick Jagger avoids limelight as Charlie Watts wins awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    It's not often Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger tries to avoid the spotlight and shift attention to drummer Charlie Watts. The Rolling Stones, from left, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts But that happened Tuesday night at Jazz FM's gala in London when Watts received the Gold Award for a lifetime of blues, jazz and rock excellence.

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  12. Rolling Stones win album of the year for Blue And Lonesome at Jazz FM AwardsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Ballymoney and Moyle Times

    The Rolling Stones' first studio album in more than a decade has been named record of the year by Jazz FM listeners. Blue And Lonesome, recorded in just three days in 2015, was awarded the title at the Jazz FM Awards, where the veteran rock band were also handed the blues artist of the year prize.

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  13. Rolling Stones Win Album of the Year at U.K.'s Jazz FM AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Billboard

    Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones accept the award for Album Of The Year: Public Vote for their album 'Blue & Lonesome' at the Jazz FM Awards 2017 at Shoreditch Town Hall on April 25, 2017 in London. The Rolling Stones were the surprise guests of honor at the U.K.'s Jazz FM Awards, where the veteran rockers walked away with two prizes, including album of the year for comeback set Blue & Lonesome .

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  14. Rolling Stones' comeback album voted record of the year by Jazz FM listenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Belfast Telegraph

    The Rolling Stones' first studio album in more than a decade has been named record of the year by Jazz FM listeners. The Rolling Stones' first studio album in more than a decade has been named record of the year by Jazz FM listeners.

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  15. Charlie Watts to receive special honor at UK's Jazz FM Awards later this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    Besides being a rock legend, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts is a well-known jazz aficionado, and he now will receive a special honor called the Gold Award recognizing his lifetime contribution to the genre and to blues music at the 2017 Jazz FM Awards. The ceremony, which will be held April 25 at Shoreditch Town Hall in London, is presented by the U.K. digital radio station Jazz FM in partnership with the music-event production company Serious.

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  16. RECORDING: UK's Jazz FM Vocalist of the Year Nominee Jazz/Blues...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Following sold-out tours in the U.K. opening for George Benson and Gladys Knight, including two acclaimed performances at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, singer/songwriter Polly Gibbons is set to make a British invasion of her own with the release of her highly-anticipated second album, Is It Mea ? on Resonance Records on April 21, 2017. Produced by label owner and founder George Klabin, the 12-track collection fully embraces the inspiring, expansive array of American jazz, soul and blues influences that have infused her dynamic career as an artist and live performer, Polly, who recently was nominated Vocalist of the Year by Jazz FM, has been a staple of the UK Jazz Scene since the mid- 2000s.

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  17. Charlie Watts To Receive Award For Contribution To JazzRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    The Rolling Stones' Charlie Watts will be one of the honorees at the 2017 Jazz FM Awards. The British musician will receive The Gold Award for his contribution to jazz and blues music at the awards which is set to take place 25 April at Shoreditch Town Hall, London and will be hosted by Jazz FM's Jez Nelson.

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  18. Rolling Stone Charlie Watts strikes gold with award for contribution to jazzRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Ballymoney and Moyle Times

    Charlie will receive The Gold Award at the 2017 Jazz FM Awards in recognition of his lifelong dedication to jazz and blues music, which comes in the same month as his new jazz record, Charlie Watts Meets The Danish Radio Big Band, is released. He said: "I am very grateful to be honoured by Jazz FM for my contribution to jazz and blues.

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  19. Roger MarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | This Is North Devon

    ... recorded for the BBC on radio and television and has released 8 CDs which have been played on both Radio 2, 3 and Jazz FM. Martin regularly appears at UK Jazz festivals, has played at Ronnie Scott's and many other London venues. Regular members of ...

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  20. Ed Sheeran and Laura Wright among the six famous singers who hail from FramlinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... but more top stars than you may think were born or brought-up there. In the week in which Polly Gibbons picked up a Jazz FM Award nomination, we pick out five other famous faces to form our own Framlingham supergroup. Laura Wright - Soprano ...

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