Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jazz Journalists Association announces 2019 Jazz Heroes - Three from Florida!

The Jazz Journalists Association is pleased to announce the 2019 Jazz Heroes: Advocates, altruists, activists, aiders and abettors of jazz who have had significant impact in their local communities. The 'Jazz Hero' awards, made annually on the basis of nominations from community members, are presented by their local fans and friends in conjunction with the JJA's annual Jazz Awards honoring significant achievements in jazz music and journalism.

 1. Amherst MA: Glenn Siegel
 2. Baltimore: George "Doc" Manning
 3. Chicago: Kate Dumbleton
 4. Detroit: Oliver Ragsdale, Jr.
 5. Indianapolis: David Allee
 6. Los Angeles: Barbara J. Brighton
 7. Miami: Keith Clarke*
 8. Minneapolis-St.Paul: Steve Kenny
 9. New Orleans: Derrick Tabb
10. New York City: Marjorie Eliot
11. New York City: Jim Harrison
12. Philadelphia: Suzanne Cloud
13. Pittsburgh: Dr. Harry Clark
14. Portland OR: Don Lucoff
15. San Diego: Holly Hofmann
16/17. Seattle: Matt Jorgensen & John Bishop
18. SF Bay Area: Stacey Hoffman
19. St. Louis: Terry Perkins
20. South Florida: Joan Cartwright**
21. Tallahassee FL:  Bob Dogan***
22. Washington D.C.: Paul Carr

*Keith Clarke's Jazz Hero Award presentation:
April 10 6:30pm
Olympia Theater
174 E Flagler St., Miami, FL 33131

**Dr. Joan Cartwright's Jazz Hero Award presentation:
April 25  6:30 - 8 pm
Northwest Gardens Allen Community Center
915 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

***Bob Dogan's Jazz Hero Award presentation:
May 17 7 p.m.
B Sharps
648 W Brevard St
Tallahassee, FL 32304

More details at: https://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2019-jazz-heroes.html

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