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Corrie Dick named Young Scottish Jazz Musician of Year

Corrie Dick
Image caption Corrie Dick said he was "in shock" after winning 2013 Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year

A 22-year-old drummer from Glasgow has won the tile of Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year.

Corrie Dick beat off competition from four other hopefuls to take the award at Aberdeen's Beach Ballroom.

He received a prize package including £1,000 in cash, £1,000 towards a recording session in Skye and a six date tour of Scotland with appearances at Glasgow and London jazz festivals.

The final was recorded live for BBC Radio Scotland's Jazz House programme.

'In shock'

Reacting to his win, Mr Dick said: "It's not quite sunk in yet. I kept telling myself I could do it this year and at the same time tried to push that thought out of my head. I'm in shock."

The other finalists were Mark Scobbie, 22, from Dundee on drums; Sean Gibbs, 20, from Edinburgh on Trumpet; Brodie Jarvie, 22, from Glasgow on double bass; and Fergus McCreadie, 16, from Dollar on piano, who also won this years under 17 prize.

The annual competition is run by the Scottish Jazz Federation.

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