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Emerging acts win funding

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18 December 2018
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CHARITY HELP Musicians UK (HMUK) has named the three acts who are this year’s winners of the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award grant scheme.

Alex Hitchcock, Tom Smith and Sheila Maurice-Grey will receive £5,000, £3,000 and £2,000, respectively, to help grow their careers.

The funding can be used across a range of projects, including live performance and touring.

“The Peter Whittingham Jazz Award has been won by a rich tapestry of incredible British jazz talent over its 28 years, with this year being no exception,”  says HMUK director of programme Claire Gevaux.

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