|Hank Jones collecting his 2009 JJA Award|
The finalist nominatinations for the sixteenth JJA (Jazz Journalists Association) Awards, in thirty-nine categories, have been announced. Follow this link. The Awards ceremony will be on June 20th in at the Blue Note in New York. Blue Note are a sponsor, as are North Coast Brewing. President of the JJA is Howard Mandel.
Declaration of interest: Sebastian Scotney is a professional voting member of the JJA.