Ezra Collective makes history as first jazz act to win the Mercury Prize

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Jazz quintet Ezra Collective have won the 2023 Mercury Prize for their second album ‘Where I’m Meant To Be’. The erroneously named collective (none of their names are actually Ezra) impressed the prestigious award’s judges to become the first jazz album to win. The £25,000 (€29,000) prize celebrates the best British or Irish album of the last year. It’s one of the most respected awards for its regular recognition of upcoming British talent. Previous winners have included Primal Scream’s ‘Screamadelica’, Pulp’s ‘Different Class’, Dizzee Rascal’s ‘Boy in da Corner’, and last year’s winner Little…

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