JJA Jazz Awards party TODAY June 19 in New York City

Today's the day!  The 2013 JJA Jazz Awards party at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York will be the jazz hang of the year.  

If you don't have tickets yet, some will be available at the door starting at 3pm.

We'll be announcing the winners of the 2013 JJA Awards for Journalism and Media. (Winners in Music categories were announced May 1st; Maria Schneider and Billy Hart will be presented with their Awards at the party.) 2013 NYC Jazz Hero Robbin Ahrold will also receive his Award and there will be a special tribute to Sonny Rollins, "Emeritus Jazz Artist: Beyond Voting", along with performances by harpist Edmar Castaneda, vocalist Paulette Dozier and pianist Danny Mixon and the Zach Brock Trio.

If you aren't near New York, you can follow the celebration on Twitter (or on our "widget" below.) We'll be live tweeting starting about 4pm at @jjajazzawards. Tweet your comments using #jjajazzawards.

Please join us in celebrating ALL of this year's nominees, winners and Jazz Heroes