The Jazz Journalists Association's annual Jazz Awards party, celebrating the winners of the 2016 JJA awards for jazz musicianship and media, will be held June 15 at the world-renowned Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City.
Winners of the 2016 awards for jazz media will be announced at the party and winners of music awards --to be announced soon at jjajazzawards.org-- will be honored along with New York City's 2016 Jazz Hero Rio Sakaira.
Music will be provided by Herlin Riley Quintet (presented by Mack Avenue Records), Rene Marie and her Trio (presented by Motema Music), and pianist John Beasley.
Attendees will enjoy Brother Thelonious Belgian Abbey Style Ale, compliments of Awards sponsor North Coast Brewing, along with complimentary wine and hors d'ouevres. Tickets are available online now.