April is Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a time to celebrate the unique qualities of America’s art form, the talents of jazz legends, the joy music can bring to its audiences, and whatever jazz means to you. JAM culminates with International Jazz Day on April 30 featuring an exciting line-up of jazz all-stars from around the globe celebrating in style at an outdoors concert in Osaka, Japan.
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The too-short, yawn-inducing list of 2012 jazz Grammy nominees
Publication: Ottawa Citizen Jazzblog
Author: Peter Hum
Date: December 1, 2011
I am glad to see that Gerald Clayton, Miguel Zenón and John Hollenbeck were nominated — New blood! New blood! — but otherwise, it seems to me that in previous years, the people who chose the jazz nominees were more astute and progressive.
To read Peter Hum’s commentary regarding the Jazz Grammy nominations and see a full list of the nominations, visit his blog post here.