2015 JJA Jazz Awards Winners Announced; June 16 Awards Gala Tickets On Sale

NEW YORK – The Jazz Journalists Association has announced winners in 32 categories of the 2015 JJA Jazz Awards celebrating musical excellence in calendar year 2014, and has also released details regarding its annual public Jazz Awards party, to be held at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City on Tuesday, June 16.


2015 Jazz Heroes Named

Two dozen "Jazz Heroes" -- activists of positive influence on their musical communities -- have been announced today by the Jazz Journalists Association, a non-profit organization of media professionals, in collaborations with grassroots organizations and supporters in 22 U.S. cities, launching JazzApril, the annual campaign celebrating local music people and scenes during Jazz Appreciation Month, culminating in International Jazz Day. 


2015 JJA Photo of the Year Submissions Invited

Jazz photographers around the world are invited to submit a photo for consideration for the Jazz Journalists Association 2015 Jazz Photo of the Year competition.


Nominations open for 2015 JJA Jazz Awards

The process of selecting this year's winners of the annual Jazz Journalists Association awards for jazz musicianship and jazz journalism has begun. The two hundred Professional Journalist members of the JJA can submit nominations until March 18 in the following categories:


2014 JJA Jazz Awards Party Video

The Jazz Journalists Association's 2014 Jazz Awards party, held June 11 at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City; video produced and edited by Michal Shapiro with assistance from Alex Ariff.