Posted by Hash Varsani // December 6, 2012
The Grammy Awards are probably one of the most important music prizes. This is the list of the jazz nominees in the 55th edition of the ‘Academy Awards of music’, the Grammy Awards
Posted by MAD MIKE // November 30, 2012
Theodore “Fats” Navarro (September 24, 1923 – July 7, 1950) was a jazz trumpet player born in Key West, Florida, to Cuban-Black-Chinese parents. He began playing the piano at six, but did not become serious about music until he began playing the trumpet at thirteen. He moved quite often around Florida and South United States. […]
Posted by Hash Varsani // August 27, 2012
Since its creation in 1987 the Jazz Journalists Association, a non-profit organization of approximately 300 members – professional journalists, students, industry associates and supporting institutions – has dedicated itself to the promotion, divulgation and appreciation of jazz. Each year, starting from 1997, they have awarded the JJA Award, a prize to excellence in both music and journalism. Here’s the list of winners of the 2012 JJA Awards, the most prestigious distinction in jazz music.
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