Awards for Leeds jazz composer
LEEDS-BASED jazz composer and arranger James Hamilton continues to win awards. The musician, originally from Belfast, was awarded a 2010 BASCA British Composers Award and has now added two Jazz Yorkshire Awards for his latest work The Causeway Suite. The piece, which was recorded at Leeds College of Music, is a contemporary jazz composition for a big band and inspired by the Giant’s Causeway. A CD is available from www. jameshamiltonjazzorchestra. bandcamp.com.