Best Vocalist nomination
Claire Martin at Ronnie Scott's
Claire Martin OBE joins forces with her new European quartet featuring two of Sweden's finest jazz musicians, Martin Sjostedt and Daniel Fredriksson. Gareth Williams who has been Claire's pianist for nearly 25 years will lead the quartet and the program is set to include stylish reworkings of much loved standards alongside Claire's interpretation of some classic Billie Holiday songs to mark Lady Day's centenary year. The worldclass trio will have the addition of sax giant Nigel Hitchcock as special guest.