Tigramuna is an Australian band active since 1993 that combines Latin-American music with jazz.Their album Jazz Latino-Americano was nominated for ARIA Award for Best World Music Album.
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The ARIA Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony that recognises excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of Australian music. They commenced in 1987.
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|1998||Jazz Latino - Americano||ARIA Award for Best World Music Album||Nominated|
Catherine Yvette Ceberano is an Australian singer and actress who performs in the soul, jazz, and pop genres, as well as in film and musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar. Her song "Pash" received a gold sales certification in 1998. In 2019, she was one of the contestants in season one of The Masked Singer Australia as ‘The Lion’, where she was unmasked in episode seven, placing sixth.
The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards is an annual series of awards nights celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). The event has been held annually since 1987 and encompasses the general genre-specific and popular awards as well as Fine Arts Awards and Artisan Awards, Achievement Awards and ARIA Hall of Fame – the latter were held separately from 2005 to 2010 but returned to the general ceremony in 2011. For 2010, ARIA introduced public voted awards for the first time.
Katie Anne Noonan is an Australian singer-songwriter. In addition to a successful solo career encompassing opera, jazz, pop, rock and dance, she was the singer in the band George and remains the singer in the band Elixir; performs with her mother Maggie Noonan; and plays with her band The Captains. Noonan was the musical director of and performed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games' opening and closing ceremonies.
Jane Rutter is an Australian flautist. Her repertoire encompasses classical, jazz, and pop music.
David Henry Wray, who performs as Frank Bennett, is an Australian jazz singer, musician and songwriter. His vocal style is influenced by those two singers and the music of the 1940s and 1950s. He has provided big band cover versions of rock and pop singles, "Creep", "Better Man", and "Under the Bridge". His version of "Creep" was listed in the Triple J Hottest 100, 1996. He has received nominations at the ARIA Music Awards.
Monica Maria Trápaga is an Australian entertainment presenter, jazz singer and actress. She was a presenter on the Australian children's series, Play School, from 1990 to 1998; and had provided the vocals to the theme of Bananas in Pyjamas from 1992. She is the youngest sister of Ignatius Jones, an events director, journalist, actor and shock rocker. Trápaga appeared on Better Homes and Gardens from 1997 to 2003, in decoration-related segments. While on Play School, she started recording children's music albums as well as jazz ones. She was a member of various groups: Pardon Me Boys, Monica and the Moochers, and Monica Trapaga and the Bachelor Pad. Since the early 2000s, she has owned stores in Summer Hill and in Newtown.
Melissa Morrison Higgins, known professionally as Missy Higgins, is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician, actress and activist. Her Australian number-one albums are The Sound of White (2004), On a Clear Night (2007) and The Ol' Razzle Dazzle (2012), and her singles include "Scar", "Steer" and "Where I Stood". Higgins was nominated for five ARIA Music Awards in 2004 and won 'Best Pop Release' for "Scar". In 2005, she was nominated for seven more awards and won five. Higgins won her seventh ARIA in 2007. Her third album, The Ol' Razzle Dazzle, was released in Australia in June 2012. As of August 2014, Higgins' first three studio albums had sold over one million units.
Joseph Tawadros is an Egyptian-born Coptic Australian multi-instrumentalist and oud virtuoso. Tawadros has won the ARIA Award for Best World Music Album five times: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2020. and 2021.
Megan Alexanda Washington is an Australian musician and songwriter who works mononymously as Washington. Originally performing jazz music, her style shifted to indie pop and alternative rock. She has released three studio albums, I Believe You Liar, There There and Batflowers. Both I Believe You Liar and There There reached the top 5 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Her music has been described by I-D as "sexy synth-laden pop" and in 2019 the Sydney Morning Herald said of her intimate tour run, that "Washington’s impressive command of her relatively small stage gave proof her music can work anywhere, anyway, any time." She has won three ARIA Music Awards with two in 2010 for I Believe You Liar, Best Female Artist and Breakthrough Artist – Release. The other win was Best Cover Art for Batflowers in 2020, shared with Adam Dal Pozzo and Michelle Pitiris.
Mara! is an Australian world music quintet. They have won 2 ARIA Awards for Best World Music Album in 1996 and 2001 and they were also nominated in 2006 (Sorella) and along with the Martenitsa Choir in 1997 (Sezoni).
Voices from the Vacant Lot is an Australian choir from the South Sydney area. Their album Dance on Your Bones was nominated for the 1999 ARIA Award for Best World Music Album.
Ute is a British-Australian band formed by Ian Dixon on trumpet and keyboards and Wayne Elliott on bass guitar and keyboards. Their music has been described as acid jazz. Their album Under The External was nominated for ARIA Award for Best New Talent at the ARIA Music Awards of 1996
Babacar Maurice Diop, also known as Bu Baca Diop or Bu Baca, is an Australian-based Senegal-born musician and is the front man of eponymous bands. His music is Afro jazz and world jazz. The album, Stand, was nominated for the 1995 ARIA Award for Best World Music Album.
Jonathan Peter Zwartz is a New Zealand-born Australian jazz musician. In the 2018 ARIA Music Awards, he won the Best Jazz Album category for his third album, Animarum, released in 2018.
Ten Part Invention is an Australian jazz ensemble formed in 1986 by drummer John Pochée. They were nominated for the 1992 ARIA Award for Best Jazz Album for their selftitled album.
The Catholics are an Australian jazz ensemble led by Lloyd Swanton on acoustic and electric bass guitar, percussion and piano. Other long-term members include Sandy Evans on tambourine, tenor and soprano saxophones, and James Greening on trombone. They have been nominated for ARIA Awards for Best Jazz Album in 1994, 1997 and 2000 (Barefoot). Swanton is also a member of a jazz trio, the Necks; Evans was also in Ten Part Invention and has released solo material.
Kevin Hunt is an Australian jazz pianist and composer. Hunt trained at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, alongside Don Burrows, James Morrison, George Golla and other, his first teacher was his father Ellis Hunt, the teachers included Chuck Yates, John Speight and David Levy. He has been a regular on the Jazz music scene since 1979, and has led his own ensembles performing his own compositions, but all those of classical composers like Johann Bach, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel and Leonard Bernstein.
Paul Grabowsky Trio were an Australian jazz ensemble founded in 1983 by Paul Grabowsky on piano. By 1989 he was joined by Allan Browne on drums and Gary Costello on double bass. They won Best Jazz Album for Six by Three (1989) at the ARIA Music Awards of 1990 and for When Words Fail (1995) in 1996. The trio disbanded in 2001. Gary Costello died in December 2006, aged 54; Browne died in June 2015, aged 70.
Zela Margossian is an Australian pianist of Armenian heritage. Born in Beirut, she is currently based in Sydney.
Andrew Speight Quartet is a self-titled studio album by an Australian jazz group, led by Andrew Speight, which was released in October 1998. The line-up was Speight on alto saxophone, Andrew Dickeson on drums, John Harkins on piano and David Rosin on bass guitar. At the ARIA Music Awards of 1999 it won Best Jazz Album.