JJA members only, but inviting people to join

Henry Threadgill – 
Lifetime Achievement in Jazz award
Kamasi Washingtonas – Artist of the year
Maria Schneider 5 awards, incl. Musician of the Year and Best Album 2015

2016 Media and Journalism Awards:
Hosts: Angelika Beener, blogger at Alternate Takes  and Simon Rentner, producer at WBGO-FM
Music:  solo pianist John Beasely, singer René Marie and her trio, and drummer Herlin Riley‘s quintet.

Brother Thelonious Belgian Style Abbey Ale and other refreshments will be served.