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Jazz Awards from Jazz Journalists' Association

The ceremony was held in New York City on June 14.The complete list of the ninth annual JJA (Jazz Journalists Association ) awards winners:

1) Lifetime Achievement in Jazz - Hank Jones
2) Musician of the Year - Dave Holland
3) Up & Coming Musician of the Year - Jeremy Pelt
4) Jazz Album of the Year - Maria Schneider, Concert In The Garden (ArtistShare)
5) Jazz Reissue of the Year, single CD - Coleman Hawkins, Centennial Collection (BMG Bluebird)
6) Jazz Reissue of the Year, boxed set - Albert Ayler, Holy Ghost (Revenant),
7) Jazz Record Label of the Year - Palmetto
8) Jazz Events Producer of the Year - Todd Barkan/Jazz at Lincoln Center
9) Jazz Composer of the Year - Maria Schneider
10) Jazz Arranger of the Year - Maria Schneider
11) Male Jazz Singer of the Year - Andy Bey
12) Female Jazz Singer of the Year - Luciana Souza
13) Latin Jazz Album of the Year - Jerry Gonzalez, Y Los Piratas del Flamenco (Sunnyside)
14) Small Ensemble Group of the Year - Jason Moran Trio
15) Large Ensemble of the Year - Maria Schneider Big Band
16) Trumpeter of the Year - Clark Terry
17) Trombonist of the Year - Roswell Rudd
18) Player of the Year of Instruments Rare in Jazz - Gregoire Maret, harmonica
19) Alto Saxophonist of the Year - Phil Woods
20) Tenor Saxophonist of the Year - Joe Lovano
21) Soprano Saxophonist of the Year - Wayne Shorter
22) Baritone Saxophonist of the Year - Claire Daly
23) Clarinetist of the Year - Don Byron
24) Flutist of the Year - Frank Wess
25) Pianist of the Year - Jason Moran
26) Organ-keyboards of the Year - Dr. Lonnie Smith
27) Guitarist of the Year - Jim Hall
28) Acoustic Bassist of the Year - Dave Holland
29) Electric Bassist of the Year - Steve Swallow
30) Strings Player of the Year - Regina Carter
31) Mallets Player of the Year - Stefon Harris
32) Percussionist of the Year - Kahil El'Zabar
33) Drummer of the Year - Roy Haynes

Jazz Journalism Awards:
1) Jazz Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award - Bob Blumenthal
2) Excellence in Jazz Broadcasting: The Willis Conover-Marian McPartland Award - Rhonda Hamilton (WBGO-FM)
3) Excellence in Photography: The Lona Foote-Bob Parent Award - Jack Vartoogian
4) Excellence in Newspaper, Magazine or Online Feature or Review Writing: The Helen Dance-Robert Palmer Award - Ben Ratliff (The New York Times)
5) Best Periodical Covering Jazz - JazzTimes
6) Best Website Concentrating on Jazz - Allaboutjazz.com
7) Best Book About Jazz - Living With Jazz, Dan Morgenstern (Oxford University Press)
Photo of the Year - John Abbott



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