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2017 JJA Jazz Awards WINNERS

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Lifetime Achievement in Jazz:
McCoy Tyner   

Musician of the Year:

Wadada Leo Smith

Up and Coming Musician of the Year:

Joey Alexander

Composer of the Year:

Ted Nash
Arranger of the Year:

Maria Schneider  

 Record of the Year:
Madera Latino – A Latin Jazz Perspective on the Music of Woody Shaw (Hollistic MusicWorks)
Brian Lynch

 Historical Record of the Year:

Some Other Time: The Lost Session from the Black Forest 
(Resonance Records)
Bill Evans

 Record Label/Platform of the Year:

Resonance Records

 Male Singer of the Year:

Gregory Porter 

Female Singer of the Year:

René Marie 

Large Ensemble of the Year:
Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Midsize Ensemble of the Year: 
Charles Lloyd and the Marvels 

Trio or Duo of the Year:
Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith

Trumpeter of the Year:

Brian Lynch

Trombonist of the Year:
Wycliffe Gordon

Multi-reeds Player of the Year:

Anat CohenAlto Saxophonist of the Year:

Gary Bartz

Tenor Saxophonist of the Year:

Charles Lloyd  

Baritone Saxophonist of the Year:

Claire Daly 


Soprano Saxophonist of the Year:
Jane Ira Bloom 

Flutist of the Year:
Nicole Mitchell 

Clarinetist of the Year:

Anat Cohen 
Guitarist of the Year:

Mary Halvorson  

Pianist of the Year:
Kenny Barron 

Keyboards player of the Year:
Dr. Lonnie Smith 
Bassist of the Year:

Christian McBride 
Violinist/Violist/Cellist of the Year: 

Regina Carter 
Percussionist of the Year:

Pedrito Martinez  

Mallets Instrumentalist of the Year:
Warren Wolf  

Traps Drummer of the Year:
Jack DeJohnette  
Player of Instruments Rare 

in Jazz of the Year:
Scott Robinson, various  
Electronics Player of the Year:

Robert Glasper

Each of the above 2017 JJA Jazz Award winners for music will receive the Award at one of his or her upcoming performances.

2017 JJA Jazz Awards for Journalism and Media

Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalism

 Ted Gioia

Jazz Periodical of the Year
( category combines the previous Jazz Publication of the Year and Jazz Website of the year categories)

Jazz Blog of the Year
Ethan Iverson: Do the Math

Jazz Book of the Year

Better Git It In Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus
(University of California Press)
Krin Gabbard

Robert Palmer-Helen Oakley Dance Award for Excellence in Writing in 2016
Ashley Kahn

The Marian McPartland - Willis Conover Award
for Career Excellence in Broadcasting

Mark Ruffin

The Lona Foote -- Bob Parent Award 
for Career Excellence in Photography
Frank Stewart

Jazz Photo of the Year


Photographer: Manolo Nebot Rochera
Subject: Cecile McLorin Salvant at Festival Internacional Jazz Peniscola, Castellon Spain, July 2016
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Jazz Album Art of the Year 


Artist: David Cowles
Cover art for Bill Charlap Trio's Notes from New York (Impulse/Verve)

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