RATTLE award winners & finalists
2019 BEST JAZZ ARTSIST, a popular win for a great band and a superb album!
2018 BEST CLASSICAL ARTIST, Eve de Castro-Robinson's The Gristle of Knuckles packs a brilliant punch!
Hayden Chisholm, Norman Meehan, and Paul Dyne were 2018 BEST JAZZ AWARD finalists for this album of beautiful music.
This brilliant pairing of the Mussorgsky classic with new works by composer Eve de Castro-Robinson was one of three Rattle albums selected as finalists in the 2018 BEST CLASSICAL category.
One of three Rattle albums selected as finalists in the 2017 BEST CLASSICAL category, this excellent album features some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written.
2017 BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM, Sway encapsulates NZTrio’s ambition to bring life-affirming music to audiences in all corners of the world
2016 BEST JAZZ ALBUM, this is the final instalment of Phil Broadhurst’s ‘dedication trilogy’.
2015 BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM, a magnificent 14-CD boxed set that sets the standard for all solo piano albums.
This 2015 BEST JAZZ ALBUM finalist features two of the most remarkable musicians on the New York jazz scene, drummer Dan Weiss and bassist Ben Street.
2015 BEST JAZZ ALBUM, Dog’s exceptional self-titled Rattle debut.
2013 BEST JAZZ AWARD finalist, Mantis celebrates the music and memory of New Zealand musician/composer, Drew Menzies.
Winner of the BEST CLASSICAL AWARD in 2013, Lilburn is Michael Houstoun's personal selection of Douglas Lilburn’s compositions for solo piano.
A work in ten parts for vocals and taonga puoro, Te More brings together two of our finest musical treasures, Whirimako Black and Richard Nunns. The album was a finalist in three 2012 Music Award categories: BEST MAORI ALBUM, BEST TE REO ALBUM, and BEST ENGINEER.
If, as some commentators claim, a renaissance is taking place in New Zealand jazz, Tim Hopkins is surely one of its leading lights. 2012 BEST JAZZ ALBUM finalist.
BEST JAZZ ALBUM finalist in 2012, Phil Broadhurst’s Delayed Reaction was inspired by the life and work of the great French pianist, Michel Petrucciani.
BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM finalist in 2011, Helix was inspired by an eclectic range of musical interests, and takes the listener on a millennia-leaping journey from the ancient Mediterranean to a hazy Indonesian sunset via a frenzied 18th-century Italian dance and dub-step beats from present-day South East London.
Lessons with master drummer Barry Altschul changed Reuben Bradley's musical landscape forever, and this self-penned 2011 BEST JAZZ ALBUM winner is the ear-pinning result.