The 2013 Jazz Journalists Association Nominees have been announced and it is an intriguing mix of musicians both generationally and geographically. Check out their nominees and be sure to tune in to see who gets the award on May 1st!

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN JAZZ

Muhal Richard Abrams
McCoy Tyner
Randy Weston
Wayne Shorter

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Anat Cohen
Chick Corea
Robert Glasper
Vijay Iyer
Wadada Leo Smith

Full List of JJA Nominees

*”Winners of the 2013 JJA Jazz Awards in all categories will be determined by the votes of JJA Professional Journalist Members; winners in musical categories will be announced on May 1 here on www.jjajazzawards.org. Winners in media categories will be announced at the JJA Media Awards party, a ticketed event, on June 19 in New York City at the Blue Note Jazz Club.”

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