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Percussionist Marilyn Mazur To Take Home Jazzpar Prize

Danish percussionist Marilyn Mazur will be the 2001 winner of the Jazzpar Prize. Mazur, the 12th winner of the prize, will be given a cash award of DKK 200,000 (approx. $26,000). She will be presented with the award on April 21 during the Jazzpar concert series in Copenhagen (April 19-21), where she will perform with 14 prominent musicians from Europe and the United States. Mazur is the second female and the first Scandinavian to win the prize. She performed at the 1994 Jazzpar event and was nominated for the prize in 1998 and 1999.

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