Tony Kofi
 
 
TONY KOFI QUARTET - "PLAYS MONK (All Is Know)" 
 
 
 
 
 
TONY KOFI QUARTET - "PLAYS MONK (All Is Know)"
The Award Winning double CD (SPEC003) on SPECIFIC JAZZ is available in Ireland through Gael Linn.
Congratulations was in order this weekend for saxophonist Tony Kofi who picked up his first BBC Jazz Awards this year. The fifth annual BBC event was held at the Mermaid Theatre on Saturday July 2nd. The BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line-up Album of the Year was voted for by the public. Tony was delighted and surprised on Saturday when his name was announced by Jean Toussaint who awarded him for Album of the Year.

The Tony Kofi Quartet released their debut album for Specific Jazz earlier this year.
2005 BBC Radio Jazz Awards - Winners
CATEGORY WINNER PRESENTED BY
Best Band Acoustic Ladyland

Julian Joseph

Jazz On 3 Innovation
(Voted for by the public)
Huw Warren Jez Nelson
Rising Star Gwilym Simcock Stan Tracey
Best Instrumentalist Peter King Martin Taylor
Best Vocalist Liane Carroll John Dankworth
Radio 3 Jazz Line-up Album of the Year
(Voted for by the public)
Tony Kofi Jean Toussaint
Radio 2 Jazz Artist of the Year
(Voted for by the public)
Jamie Cullum Mica Paris
Best of Jazz
(Voted for by the public)
Liane Carroll Humphrey Lyttelton
Gold Award Acker Bilk Chris Barber
Services to Jazz John Cumming Bob Blizzard MP
Lifetime Achievement Oscar Peterson Michael Parkinson
 
 

 

 
     
 
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