Horace Silver and Sonny Rollins top the winners of the Jazz Journalists Association’s 2012 awards announced yesterday in New York City.
Lifetime Achievement in Jazz: Horace Silver
Musician of the Year: Sonny Rollins
Composer-Arranger of the Year: Maria Schneider
Up and Coming Artist of the Year: Ben Williams
Record of the Year: Sonny Rollins, Road Shows, Vol. 2 (Doxy Records)
Best Historic Recording/Boxed Set: Miles Davis, Bootleg Sessions, Vol. 1, Quintet Live in Europe 1967 (Columbia Legacy)
For a list of the winners in all 40 categories of the JJA awards, go here.
Congratulations to Marc Myers, whose superb JazzWax won in the jazz blog category, and to all of the winners.