The nominees for the American JJA Awardss have been announced. Awards ceremony is in mid-June in New York. There are 41 different categories.
Musician of the Year nominations
Record of the Year nominations
Infernal Machines, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society- New Amsterdam Records
Historicity, Vijay Iyer Trio,-ACT Music
Travail, Transformation and Flow, Steve Lehman Octet -Pi Recordings
Folk Art, Joe Lovano- Blue Note Records
This Brings Us To, Vol. 1, Henry Threadgill Zooid- Pi Recordings
Esta Plena, Miguel Zenón- Marsalis Music
For the full listing , courtesy of JazzTimes, follow this link. And the Chair of the judges, Howard Mandel, has a great BLOG with more thoughts.
And for British interest, there’s an evergreen Evan Parker in category 22, and Dave Holland.
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