Nominations for the 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Awards are: 

Jazz vocalist of the Year: Emilia Mårtensson, Eska, Ian Shaw

Jazz instrumentalist of the year: Alexander Hawkins, Django Bates, Evan ParkerLiam Noble

Jazz album of the year: Julian Argüelles for Let It Be Told, Liam Noble for A Room Somewhere and Liane Carroll for Seaside

Jazz ensemble of the Year: Empirical, Loose TubesThe Printmakers

Jazz newcomer of the year: Binker & Moses, Corrie DickTheon Cross

Jazz venue of the year: Jazz Re:freshed at Mau Mau, London, Seven Jazz, Leeds, Watermill Jazz, Dorking

Jazz media award: Chris Philips, Jazz FM; Mary Greig, Jazz In London; Jez Nelson, BBC R3 Jazz On 3; Richard Williams, The Guardian/

Jazz education award: Dr Tommy Smith; Gary CrosbyTomorrow’s Warriors; Jamil Sheriff, Leeds College Of Music

Services to jazz award: Evan Parker, Mary Greig, Michael Janisch

The awards are organised by the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group of MPs and peers, and will take place in the terrace pavilion of the House of Commons on Tuesday 10 May. Ian Shaw, top; Emila Mårtensson, above