JJA Jazz Awards Party June 19 at Blue Note Jazz Club/ NYC

The Jazz Journalists Association will celebrate the 17th annual JJA Jazz Awards  with a cocktail-and-music party on Wednesday June 19, from 4 to 6 pm at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. This event is open to the public; tickets should be purchased in advance.

Edmar CastaƱeda
 Harpist Edmar CastaƱeda, 2013 winner of the Jazz Award for Players of Instruments Rare in Jazz, vocalist Paulette Dozier with pianist Danny Mixon, and violinist Zach Brock --a finalist nominee for Violinist/ Violist/Cellist of the Year-- and his band will provide entertainment. Josh Jackson, host of WBGO's The Checkout, will emcee.


2013 JJA Jazz Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 17th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards, listed below. Professional Journalist Members of the JJA made open nominations in a first selection round; those who received the most nominations advanced to the final ballot.