2019 JJA Jazz Awards Winners Announced

Pianist Ahmad Jamal is celebrated for his Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalism by the 2019 Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards -- the organization’s 24th annual celebration of excellence in jazz and jazz journalism. Saxophonist Wayne Shorter has been voted Musician of the Year, bassist Linda May Han Oh is Up and Coming Musician of the Year and West Side Story Reimagined by Bobby Sanabria’s Multiverse Big Band is Record of the Year, among recipients of Awards in 39 categories of jazz achievement and documentation in calendar year 2018, all posted at JJAJazzAwards.org.