2004 JJA Jazz Awards

2004 JJA Jazz AwardsSM


Dick Gregory, comedic and yet serious social activist, was guest host at the Jazz Awards at B.B. King's in New York.

This year's JJA Jazz Awards celebration was a cocktail-and-supper party with musical entertainment on Tuesday, June 15 at B.B. King's Blues Club and Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. in New York City from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.. At www.JazzJournalistsAwards.com there are photos and sound samples of many nominees, plus news of celebrity guest hosts and musical performances at the Awards.

A Team Award winners at B.B. King's are:

Music confirmed for the Jazz Awards celebration at B.B. King's —

Mr. Gerald Wilson presenting an award to Mr. Horace Silver. Photo © by Skip Bolen. More photos.

The JJA Jazz Awards West Coast Party, also a cocktail and supper event with music, was held Monday, June 21 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles.

A Team Award winners at the West Coast Party are:

Music Confirmed at the JJA Jazz Awards West Coast Party —

Among this year's sponsors of the Jazz Awards are: BETJazz; Blue Note Records; E-TRADE.com; HEI-Arts International; HIP Health Plan of New York; Hot House magazine; Iridium Jazz Club; Marsalis Music; Michelob; Pfizer Inc.; WBGO-FM Jazz 88.