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  • Nominees selected for 2016 JazzWeek Awards July 24, 2016 Nominations submitted between July 18 and 23 have been tabulated for the 2016 JazzWeek Awards, which will be presented on August 11 in San Jose, California, at the JazzWeek Summit.
  • Joel Dorn keynote speech, JazzWeek Summit 2004 March 13, 2016

    Dornjw04The passing of Joe Ascione on Friday, March 11 reminded some of us when Joel Dorn was the keynote speaker at the 2004 JazzWeek Summit in Rochester, N.Y. Joel brought Joe and the group he had with Frank Vignola — The Frank and Joe Show — to ...

  • Jukebox Jury selections from 2016 Jazz Connect conference January 26, 2016

    Dr. Brad Stone, host of The Creative Source at soulandjazz.com, moderated the Jukebox Jury panel at the 2016 Jazz Connect Conference. While not every track could be played at the session, Brad wanted to share the list of tracks he had prepared. Read more.

  • Get weekly updates when new charts are published January 19, 2016

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  • Save the dates January 18, 2016

    We’re planning to hold JazzWeek Summit 2016 in San Jose for a third straight year. Dates will be August 11 and 12. More information will follow soon.

  • Some new additions to the site January 18, 2016

    New rolling 13, 26, and 52-week jazz charts are now available. Read more.

OPINION

  • The meta-genre S.W.A.T. team January 28, 2016

    KMHD’spoliceman-23796_960_720 Matt Fleeger writes a piece today in Vortex with the provocative title, “Why Isn’t Jazz Popular?”

    While he admits he doesn’t have all the answers, he does point a finger at one group: the jazz police. A narrow mindset toward what Matt ...

  • Sharing my opinions January 18, 2016

    Publisher Ed Trefzger is just back from the extremely successful 2016 Jazz Connect conference in New York City, where JazzWeek was host to two panel sessions and two workshops. And the great value of those to the jazz industry (for lack of a better term) was clear in how many people attended and how people responded. Read more.