2011 JJA Jazz Awards Nominees Announced; Voting Begins

The Jazz Journalists Association has announced more than 200 finalist nominees in 39 categories of excellence in music creation and music journalism from which winners will be chosen for the JJA's 15th annual JJA Jazz Awards.

WBGO's Josh Jackson to MC JJA Jazz Awards June 11 Gala

Josh Jackson, host of The Checkout on WBGO Jazz FM, will be the Master of Ceremonies as the Jazz Journalists Association presents its 2011 JJA Jazz Awards at a gala scheduled for June 11 1-5pm EDT at City Winery in New York City. The awards presentation will be live videostreamed and viewed simultaneously at satellite parties at various locations in the U.S. and elsewhere.


View 2011 Nominees for Jazz Photo and Video of the Year

The process of choosing this year's winners of more than forty Jazz Journalists Association awards for jazz musicianship and journalism continues:  Nominations for most of the award categories have closed and votes are being tabulated. The nomination process is still open in two categories, however, and you can now view the first-round nominees for Jazz Photo of the Year and Shortform Online Jazz Video of the Year at  JJA News.