The Jazz Journalists Association announced its 2019 award winners today. Among them are:
Pianist Ahmad Jamal, Lifetime Achievement in jazz.
Saxophonist Wayne Shorter, Musician of the Year, and Composer of the Year.
Bassist Linda May Han Oh, Up and Coming Musician of the Year.
Bobby Sanabria’s Multiverse Big Band, Record of the Year.
To see the complete list, and photographs of all 31 winners, go to the JJA website.
Congratulations to Ethan Iverson on his victory in the Blog Of The Year category for the invaluable Do The Math.