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Winners of 21st annual JJA Jazz Awards announced

May 15th, 2017 | By

McCoy Tyner, Lifetime Achievement in Jazz honoree of 2017 JJA Jazz Awards

Pianists reign as winners of the Jazz Journalists Association’s 21st annual Jazz Awards — see winners in 41 categories of excellence in music and music journalism at www.JJAJazzAwards.org. The JJA’s voting members have celebrated 78-year old McCoy Tyner for his Lifetime Achievement in Jazz, 13-year-old Joey Alexander as Up and Coming … [read more]



Innerviews: A Book Review

Feb 14th, 2011 | By

Innerviews: Music Without Borders
By Anil Prasad
Abstract Logix, Cary, North Carolina, 2010; 315 pp.; $23.99 paperback

Review by Alex W. Rodriguez

Anil Prasad, a San Francisco-based music journalist whose writing encompasses jazz as well as rock, world music and beyond, has developed a compelling method for interviewing musicians. Through long, in-depth conversations and open-ended questions free of clichés to … [read more]