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Jazz Journalists Association Selects 2017 Jazz Heroes

Activists in 20 communities recognized for their advocacy and positive influence

2017 Jazz Journalist Association's Jazz Heroes
2017 Jazz Journalist Association’s Jazz Heroes

The Jazz Journalists Association (JJA), in collaboration with grassroots groups and supporters in 20 communities, has named its Jazz Heroes for 2017. Heroes are recognized for their positive influence on their musical communities—”advocates, altruists, activists, aiders and abettors of jazz” per the JJA—and will receive their awards at events in their area.

To learn more about each hero and the award presentations, visit the JJA website.

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