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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Shorter, Schneider dominate 2014 JJA Jazz Awards for Music

Apr 16, 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording, listed here. Professional Journalist Members of the JJA (including yours truly) made open nominations in a first selection round; those who received the most nominations advanced to the final ballot.

Multiple Award winners included Wayne Shorter (Musician, Album, and Midsized Ensemble of the Year); Maria Schneider (Arranger, Composer, and Large Ensemble); Joe Lovano (Tenor and Multi-Reeds Player of the Year) and  Cecile McLorin Salvant (Up and Coming Artist and Female Vocalist of the Year). Each of these 2014 JJA Jazz Award winners will receive the Award at one of his or her upcoming performances.

Winners of the 2014 JJA Jazz Awards for Journalism and Media will be announced at the JJA Jazz Awards Party on June 11, 2014 at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. This ticketed event is open to the public. Get tickets