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JJA Jazz Award-Winners announced

The full list of Jazz Journalists Association Awards, given out in New York yesterday is HERE.

Sonny Rollins won three, for record of the year, musician of the year and tenor saxophonist. There was a Lifetime Award for Horace Silver.  Just two from Europe; Label of the Year was ECM. Toots Thielemans won Player of Instruments Rare in Jazz of the Year. Book of the Year was Tad Hershorn‘s biography of Norman Granz, reviewed here.

Sebastian Scotney is a Professional Voting Member of the Jazz Journalists Association

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