Jazz Journalists Association To Present Online Jazz Bash


​Vocalist Sheila Jordan is scheduled to perform during the JJA Awards Online Bash on Sept. 11.

(Photo: Courtesy Sheila Jordan)

The Jazz Journalists Association will hold its JJA Awards Online Bash on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (ET). The immersive web event will feature appearances by vocalist Sheila Jordan (Lifetime Achievement in Jazz), Jon Batiste (Musician of the Year), storyteller Bill Crow and other winners of the 2022 Jazz Journalists Awards.

Live music will be provided by Duchess with guest Anat Cohen and other jazz heroes from across the country joining in. Previously unseen videos of jazz artists Randy Weston, Elio Villafranca, Edmar Castenada and others will make their premieres during the event. Attendees can participate in live discussions, sit in on storytelling sessions and share their favorite jazz jokes.

The JJA Awards Online Bash costs $25 for interactive participation. Access is free to 2022 JJA Awards winners and nominees, and current JJA members. Sponsorship for the event is provided by Berklee College of Music, the Joyce and George Wein Foundation, the Jazz Foundation of America and SFJAZZ, among others.

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