“The panels convene top experts and activists of both jazz-specific and more general cultural arts fields, intending to engage professional practitioners of the musical and performing arts, grassroots supporters and the general public.” . . .
JJA Jazz Media Meetup Reports
“Meetups, which encourage members and colleagues to network and talk about local jazz media, can be organized by any JJA member. They are usually casual convenings in local bars or cafes.” . . .
Gwénolée Calvier, publisher of the monthly jazz magazine Hot House serving New York and New Jersey, was married August 10 to Joseph Kelley, a senior trial lawyer.
Ms. Calvier is a JJA member of longstanding, and under her guidance Hot House has been a sponsor of the JJA Jazz Awards. We wish the new couple a wonderful future.… [read more]
The Jazz Journalists Association is a success “”because most of us respect each other.”
Wayne Shorter took triple honors among winners of the 17th annual JJA Jazz Awards for musical achievement, announced online today, while plans were laid for winners of Awards for accomplishments in jazz journalism to be announced at the annual Jazz Awards gala – being celebrated as the
25th birthday of the Jazz Journalists Association — on June 19 from 4 to 6 pm at … [read more]
Redstar Union, a nine-month-old venture in Cambridge, Mass., isn’t easy to label. It’s a state-of-the-art multimedia production studio, capable of recording multitrack audio and HD video, and streaming to the internet in real time. It’s also an intimate performance space,
with superb sound and an elevated stage ringed by computer-controlled cameras and sophisticated lighting. And Redstar Union is home to … [read more]
Every year, we ask Jazz Journalists Association members to tell us the best jazz they heard during the year. It’s up to each member to choose what to list and in what format. Here are their choices for 2012. Results are still coming in, so check back often to see additional lists.
The Jazz Journalists Association wants to know where the unsung and undersung jazz bloggers, writers and periodicals are. Please help us by completing this survey. YOU MUST SCROLL ALL THE WAY TO THE BOTTOM AND CLICK “SUBMIT” FOR YOUR SURVEY TO BE COUNTED. THANKS.
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Happy New Year, Jazz Journalists Association members and friends — please help us celebrate 2013 as the 25th anniversary of the founding of our professional organization. Supporting the creation and dissemination of high quality coverage of jazz in all its forms, and encouraging the growth of the jazz audience through innovative as well as traditional forms of media, the JJA looks to … [read more]
Looking for proof that jazz is alive and well? You’ll find the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association after the jump. We never sleep! If you are a JJA member and would like your recent activities included in the next installment of Member Updates, send a brief paragraph beginning … [read more]