[jja-announce] news -- two parties with conference

Howard Mandel jazzmandel at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 11 22:09:00 EDT 2007

Hi JJA members --

you've read by now about the first international conference of jazz  
journalists in the U.S. -- Jazz In the Global Imagination: Music,  
Journalism and Culture, taking place at the Columbia University  
Journalism department auditorium, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m on Saturday, Sept.  
29 --

Well, the JJA is hosting a cocktail reception to welcome our  
colleauges from out of town and out of the country at the Lenox  
Lounge, Friday, Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with support from  
Boosey & Hawkes and ASCAP -- music by ASCAP Young Jazz Composers  
winner Roberto Rodriguez's trio --

and the JJA is hosting a sendoff jazz brunch, with full support from  
Jazz at Lincoln Center, at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, from 11 to 1 p.m.  
on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Both these events are free to JJA members -- but you must rsvp to me,  
jazzmandel at earthlink.net -- so please check your calendars and let me  
know if you'll attend.

ALSO -- the JJA is hosting a simultaneous real-time Interactiview  
discussion on the day of the conference, with bloggers at the event  
and elsewhere posting to Jazzhouse.org on the same issues and what  
our panelists have to same about them -- we're looking for members  
everywhere to commit to participating -- if you're interested,  
contact me and details will be forthcoming --

best -- Howard

Howard Mandel
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