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Letter to the Editor: The Legion of Honor

Jan 15th, 2010 | By

To the editor:

Concerning the October 16 Associated Press item on Wynton Marsalis being awarded France’s Legion of Honor:

This was pretty straightforward in classic AP style, mentioning that other American recipients have included Renée Fleming and Barbra Streisand.

Fleming and Streisand are fine artists both, but: Am I the only who found unfortunate and glaring the omission of such … [read more]

2010 and Beyond

Jan 15th, 2010 | By
Howard Mandel

Dear JJA members,

What do you get for your Jazz Journalists Association membership dues (which we urge you to pay via credit card online at PayPal, a free service linked at the JJA’s virtual Office at Jazzhouse.org)? It’s a fair question to ask the principals of any organization, one that occurs to new members as well as our re-upping core.… [read more]