Apr 16, 2014
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
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