2018 Golden Ear Award Recipients photo by Daniel Sheehan.
Each year, the Golden Ear Awards recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the previous year in Seattle jazz. In the process, Seattle jazz fans and performers take stock of and show gratitude for the region’s vibrant jazz ecology. The awards are determined by a combination of nominations and popular vote. Nominees are selected by a broad range of Earshot Jazz readers, past Golden Ear recipients, jazz performers, audience members, and industry professionals. Those with the majority of nominations are included on the ballot below.
Vote below with our ballot form, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail your selections to Earshot Jazz, 3417 Fremont Ave N. #221, Seattle, WA 98103, by March 3. The Golden Ear Awards party takes place March 9 at the Royal Room, featuring the Marina Albero Ensemble. Fields marked with an * are required. The Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame Inductees are provided for reference.
Voting is now closed. Thank you for your participation.
Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame Inductees
William O. (Bill) Smith
Paul de Barros
Jovino Santos Neto
Helen and David Marriott Sr.