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Jazz Journalists Association Names Its 2018 Jazz Heroes

Organization honors 22 jazz advocates from communities throughout the U.S.

Ellis Marsalis named one of JJA's 2018 Jazz Heroes
Ellis Marsalis

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The Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) has announced the list of its 2018 Jazz Heroes – including artists, educators, presenters, journalists, radio programmers, photographers and more. The awards, which were first presented in 1997, recognize members of various local communities who have made a difference for the presence and strength of jazz. The JJA recognized 22 individuals in 20 U.S. cities.

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