Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Jazz Journalists Assn. Award Winners

See the complete list at (which wins the award for worst web layout / color combinations of the year!)

Lifetime Achievement in Jazz

Hank Jones

Musician of the Year
Dave Holland

Up & Coming Musician of the Year
Jeremy Pelt

Jazz Album of the Year
Maria Schneider, Concert in the Garden (Artists Share)

Jazz Reissue of the Year, single CD
Coleman Hawkins, Centennial Collection (BMG Bluebird)

Jazz Reissue of the Year, boxed set
Albert Ayler, Holy Ghost (Revenant),

Jazz Record Label of the Year

Jazz Events Producer of the Year
Todd Barkan/Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jazz Composer of the Year
Maria Schneider

Jazz Arranger of the Year
Maria Schneider

Male Jazz Singer of the Year
Andy Bey

Female Jazz Singer of the Year
Luciana Souza

Latin Jazz Album of the Year
Jerry Gonzalez, Y Los Piratas del Flamenco (Sunnyside)

Small Ensemble Group of the Year (octet or smaller)
Jason Moran Trio

Large Ensemble of the Year (nonet or larger, including big bands, jazz orchestras, contemporary symphonies, et. al.)
Maria Schneider Big Band

Trumpeter of the Year
Clark Terry

Trombonist of the Year
Roswell Rudd

Player of the Year of Instruments Rare in Jazz
Gregoire Maret, harmonica

Alto Saxophonist of the Year
Phil Woods

Tenor Saxophonist of the Year
Joe Lovano

Soprano Saxophonist of the Year
Wayne Shorter

Baritone Saxophonist of the Year
Claire Daly

Clarinetist of the Year
Don Byron

Flutist of the Year
Frank Wess

Pianist of the Year
Jason Moran

Organ-keyboards of the Year
Dr. Lonnie Smith

Guitarist of the Year
Jim Hall

Acoustic Bassist of the Year
Dave Holland

Electric Bassist of the Year
Steve Swallow

Strings Player of the Year (violin, cello, kora, harp, etc.)
Regina Carter

Mallets Player of the Year (vibes, marimba, etc.)
Stefon Harris

Percussionist of the Year
Kahil El’Zabar

Drummer of the Year
Roy Haynes


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Blogger Ayo said...

Congrats to Maria Schneider.
I am happy for Gregoire Maret because I love his harmonica.
Gregoire plays om this CD Kate Schutt's Telephone Game I just bought. He sounds so nice. Check the album out if you like jazz/folk.

Thanks for the list.

5:30 PM  

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