Young Jazz Musician 2018: James Davison

Trumpeter James Davison is the winner of the Jazz Young Musician Award 2018. James was presented with his award by the Master, Lady Brewer OBE, at a packed gig on 30th September at the PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Soho. James performed alongside fellow-finalists Nathaniel Cross trombone, Joe Downard bass, Will Glaser drums, Alex Hitchcock tenor sax and David Swan piano at the Club, and won the award following a close audience vote.

James joins a distinguished list of past winners including singer Tina May, saxophonists Andy Panayi and Tim Garland, and singer and BBC Radio 3 presenter Emma Smith.