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And the Winners Are...

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The Jazz Journalists’ Association presented the media portion of its 18th annual Jazz Awards this week at the Blue Note in New York. The full list of winners is detailed at JJAJazzAwards.org.

Three musicians won crossover honors. Pianist Ethan Iverson was honored for the year’s best blog for Do The Math. Vibes player Gary Burton won Best Book of the Year category for his autobiography, Learning To Listen: The Jazz Journey of Gary Burton (Berklee Press). Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, the host of the NPR series Jazz Set, received the JJA's Willis Conover-Marian McPartland Award for Broadcasting. (Burton also won musical honors, announced in April, as Mallet Player of the Year).

Veteran author, editor, educator and radio show host W. Royal Stokes received JJA’s Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalism Award.

Freelance writer Nate Chinen won the Helen Oakley Dance-Robert Palmer Award for Writing in 2013.

Spanish photographer Antonio Porcar Cano was honored for the competition’s Photo of the Year for his wonderful image of saxophonist Benny Golson, taken last July  26 at the  Festival Internacional de Jazz de Peñíscola.

Videographer John Moultrie won the Best Short Form Jazz News Video category for “Gary Bartz Talks About Drug Use Among Jazz Greats."

Two perennial winners, JazzTimes magazine and AllAboutJazz.com, won again in their respective categories, Best Print Periodical and Best Jazz Website.

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This story appears courtesy of Ken Franckling's Jazz Notes.
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