Paul GrabowskyCongratulations to Jazz pianist, composer and conductor Professor Paul Grabowsky who has been awarded the Order of Australia (AO) for "distinguished service to music as a performer, composer, educator and mentor and through significant contributions to the arts as an administrator".

Grabowsky is one of Australia's best known jazz musicians.

Numerous awards include:

Best Australian Jazz Composition of the Year, Australian Jazz Bell Awards, 2007; Australian Jazz Artist of the Year, 2006.

Melbourne Prize for Music, Melbourne Prize Trust, 2007.Best Jazz Album, Before Time Could Change Us, Australian Recording Industry Awards, 2004; Best Australian Jazz Release, When Words Fail, 1996; Best Jazz Album, Six By Three, 1990; Best Jazz Album, Soundtrack, 1988.Excellence in Film and Theatrical Score, Deadly Awards, Ruby's Story, 2004.Sydney Myer Performing Artist of the Year, 2002.Best Original Score, The Theft of Sita, Helpmann Awards, 2001.Award for Phoenix, Australasian Performing Right Association Awards, 1993; Most Performed Australasian Jazz Work, Disappearing Shoreline, 1989.