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JJA Member Updates: May 2012

May 8th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

Nancy Barell has just uploaded her 185th  edition of “Jazz Spotlight On Sinatra.” She has been on the air for over 6 1/2 years and is gaining new listeners every day, now ranking 25th out of … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: April 2012

Apr 9th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

 

Gregg Akkerman published the first entry in a new column for All About Jazz . The column, “Jazz on the 90th Floor,” will focus on singers of the Great American Songbook with jazz leanings and the … [read more]



JJA Member Updates: March 2012

Mar 7th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

Shaun Brady wrote the cover stories on Vijay Iyer for the January/February issue of JazzTimes and on Robert Glasper for the March issue of Downbeat. He recently profiled Esperanza Spalding and Theo Bleckmann for Jazziz and … [read more]



JJA names online administrator

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By

Jo Ann Kawell, a fervent contributor to many JJA projects over the past five years, has formally accepted the job of Online Administrator. A writer, editor, radio producer, online media consultant with her own firm, Ozmotic Media, Jo Ann has been responsible for creating the JJA’s membership website, Jazz Awards sites, Facebook pages, and was both admin and instructor of … [read more]



JJA Members Updates: February 2012

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

David R. Adler will present a paper on late ’20s big bands during the 2012 EMP Pop Conference (March 22-25 in New York). He’ll focus on Chicago and Harlem bandleaders featured on the CD Hot House Stomp[read more]



Seeking JJANews editor, JJA online admin

Jan 24th, 2012 | By

The JJA currently seeks to fill two paid positions: editor of JJANews and online administration of the JJA. Both are part-time jobs requiring more work than the JJA can afford to pay for, so dedication to the organization and acceptance of responsibilities in a volunteer mode are attributes required from successful candidates. Other requisites are the ability to work with … [read more]



JJA members can be JEN members

Dec 17th, 2011 | By

The Jazz Journalists Association has renewed its Network Affiliate Group membership in the Jazz Education Network, so JJA members can become JEN affiliate members for $10, and receive benefits as listed at the JEN website. Benefits include members’ registration to the third annual JEN conference, “Developing Tomorrow’s Jazz Audiences Today!”, January 4 – 7 2012 in Louisville, KY.

JEN has … [read more]



JJA Members Updates: December 2011

Dec 6th, 2011 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

Angelika Beener spotlights both veteran and rising start pianists on her Alternate Takes jazz blog.  Geri Allen discusses her new album, A Child Is Born, the first Christmas album from the jazz master.  A feature is … [read more]



Editor, staff, submissions sought

Dec 5th, 2011 | By

JJANews.org seeks an editor-in-chief — who will receive a regular (though very small) stipend, if negotiated benchmarks are met — as well as regular contributors and occasional submissions by all members of the JJA.

The public face of the Jazz Journalists Association, JJANews has existed for the past nine months depending on the work of minimal staff, with few new … [read more]



JJA Members Updates: November 2011

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

Here are the most recent publications and other work reported by the extremely active members of the Jazz Journalists Association. We never sleep!

Angelika Beener is pleased to be a new member of The Jazz Journalists Association.  This month, Angelika interviews producer, DJ, and one third of the iconic hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, for … [read more]