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Produced by Michal Shapiro

Video: 2015 JJA Jazz Awards party at Blue Note

Aug 17th, 2015 | By

The JJA’s Youtube published video of the 2015 Jazz Awards party in New York City held June 16,

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Randy Weston, 2015 JJA Lifetime Achievement in Jazz honoree. Photo by Enid Farber

features a performance and talk by Lifetime Achievement in Jazz honoree Randy Weston, excerpts of music by Fula Flute, Antoinette Montague with Danny Mixon, the Mimi Jones Quintet, and journalists, broadcasters, photographers, artists, label and jazz community friends including Kenny Barron, Angelika Beener, Nate Chinen,Gary Giddins, John Gilbreath, Evan Haga, Rusty Hassan, Jana Herzen, Michael Jackson, Ashley Kahn, Howard Mandel, Jason Moran, Katie Simon, Neil Tesser and Linda Yohn speaking about what jazz journalism is all about.

Thanks to video director Michal Shapiro, who also produced videos of 2014 and 2013 Jazz Awards parties.


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