A who's who of the jazz world will be on hand as winners of the 2013 JJA Awards for Jazz Journalism and Media are announced.(Winners of 2013 awards for Music and Recording were announced on May 1.) A New York Jazz Hero, Robbin Ahrold, president of Century Media Partners and formerly of BMI, is also being honored at the party.
Josh Jackson, host of WBGO’s “The Checkout” will preside as MC and musical entertainment will include harpist Edmar Castañeda, winner of the 2013 Award for Player of Instruments Rare in Jazz, vocalist Paulette Dozier with pianist Danny Mixon and violinist Zach Brock--a finalist nominee for Violinist/ Violist/Cellist of the Year-- and his band,
This is the 17th Annual JJA Jazz Awards presentation, and the event has earned it's reputation as one of the best jazz hang/schmooze fests anywhere. At this year's party, there will be plenty of time to socialize and enjoy complimentary wine, beer and Brother Thelonious ale, waters, soft drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Other drinks cash bar.
So whether you are a jazz industry activist or influencer, a musician, a jazz educator or media member, or simply a jazz supporter or fan, you shouldn't miss this once-a-year event, jazz's only independent, international, community-wide celebration. Space is limited, so GET YOUR TICKETS NOW.
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