2012 Credits

2012 Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards Production Team

Howard Mandel, JJA president, producer
J.A. Kawell, JJA media director, associate producer
Susan Brink, associate producer, satellite parties
Meghan Stabile, Revive Music, associate producer, New York
Jim Eigo, Jazz Promo Services, publicity and nominees' liaison
Joseph Petrucelli, Jazz Foundation of America, assistant producer, New York
Josh Jackson, The Checkout,  gala host
Angelika Beener, Alternate Takes, gala host
Fran Kaufman, frankaufman.com, director of photography
Michal Shapiro, InterMuse, director of videography
Matthew Kassel, official live-tweeter
Alan Hershowitz,  ballot designer/tabulator
Laurence Donohue-Greene, Alex Rodriguez, Neil Tesser, ballot committee

Gala Volunteers

Judy Balos, Carolyn McClair, Tanya Ellerbee, Matt Kassell, Jared Negley, Joan Watson-Jones, Joanne Robinson Hill, Colleen Growe

Thanks to:

Robbin Ahrold, BMI; George Dassinger and David Ross, Reviver Music; Cem Kurosman, Blue Note Records; Steven Bensusan and Grant Gardner, Blue Note Jazz Club; Doug Moody, North Coast Brewing Company; Greg Thomas and Dan Morgenstern

Satellite Party organizers/hosts:

John Fenton (Auckland, NZ), Dustin Garlitz (Gainesville FL), Jake Feinberg (Tucson), Dayla Santurri (Boston), Evette Dorham and J. Scott Fugate (Atlanta), James Hale and Peter Hum (Ottawa), Leslie Hyland (Schenectady), Gerri Seay (Tallahassee), Wayne Saroyan (San Francisco), Greg Dunmore (Detroit), Susan Fox (Chicago), Joe Harrison (Philadelphia), Alex Rodriguez (Los Angeles).