IAN CARR & THE MELODY MAKER JAZZ POLLS

Ian Carr won the top place in various categories of the Melody Maker Jazz Polls (British Section) on numerous occasions.  Below are the dates, in chronological order where he, or his bands, The Rendell Carr Quintet and Nucleus, were listed in these polls.


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section - 19 February 1966, page 13

Trumpet: 4th place - Ian Carr

Miscellaneous Instrument: 3rd place - Ian Carr (flugelhorn) / Jimmy Deuchar (mellophone)

New Star: 2nd place – Dudley Moore / Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section - 18 February 1967, page 15

Small Group: 1st place - Don Rendell / Ian Carr

Trumpet: 1st place - Ian Carr

Miscellaneous Instrument - 3rd place - Ian Carr (flugelhorn)

LP Of The Year: 5th place – Dusk Fire – Don Rendell / Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section - 24 February 1968, page 19

Small Group: 1st place - Don Rendell / Ian Carr

Trumpet: 1st place - Ian Carr

Miscellaneous Instrument - 3rd place - Ian Carr (flugelhorn)

LP Of The Year: 4th place – Dusk Fire – Don Rendell / Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section – 1 March 1969, page 16

Small Group: 1st place - Don Rendell / Ian Carr

Trumpet: 1st place - Ian Carr

LP Of The Year: 3rd place – Phase III – Don Rendell / Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section – 28 March 1970, page 18

Trumpet: 2nd place - Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section – 6 March 1971, page 21

Small Group: 1st place – Nucleus

Trumpet: 3rd place -  Mongesi Feza / Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section – 26 February 1972, page 16

Small Group: 1st place - Nucleus

Trumpet: 3rd place - Ian Carr

LP Of The Year: 3rd place – Solar Plexus - Ian Carr


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section – 30 June 1973, page 26

Small Group: 1st place - Nucleus

Trumpet: 3rd place - Ian Carr

Composer: 3rd place – Ian Carr

LP Of The Year: 2nd place – Belladonna – Nucleus (sic) Actually Ian Carr’s album!


Melody Maker Jazz Poll British Section – 29 June 1974, page 54

Trumpet: 3rd place - Ian Carr

Composer: 3rd place – Ian Carr

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