COMMUNITY NEWS * Ambrose Akinmusire Wins Paul Acket Award 2014
17-04-2014: As we get ready to indulge in the latest movements in the jazz scene by attending jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany next week, we were thrilled to hear this news coming out of the the jazz community: trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire (USA) recently took out the Paul Acket Award for 2014 as an 'Artist Deserving Wider Recognition'.
The Award will be presented to Ambrose during his performance at the North Sea Jazz Festival (Rotterdam, Netherlands) on Friday, 11 July. Ambrose will receive 5,000 to put towards furthering his career. Previous winners of the Award include Adam Rogers, Arve Henriksen and Quincy Jones.
- article submitted by:Anna Pötzsch, Piranha Arts Womex