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Jazz Beyond Jazz was named Blog of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association at the Jazz Awards on Tuesday — and Tina Marsh, driving force of Austin creative music, died that day, too.

I’m immersed in follow-up on both these and related issues, but details and new posts are guaranteed. As 91-year-old Hank Jones said upon receiving the JJA’s award as Pianist of the Year, “This Award is an incentive to do better .”

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  1. CraigP says

    Congratulations on your honor – but I’m taking you down next year! :)
    HM: Thanks, and go for it, Craig — but you’ve got stiff competition in Doug Ramsey, Marc Myers, Ethan Iverson, David Adler — well, you know. . .