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  • JazzWeek publisher Ed Trefzger’s 2019 JazzWeek Summit keynote presentation August 15, 2019 JazzWeek publisher Ed Trefzger gave the keynote presentation at the 2019 JazzWeek Summit on August 9 in San Jose, California. This video contains the keynote's prepared text and slides.
  • 2019 JazzWeek Awards presented at JazzWeek Summit in San Jose August 8, 2019 Winners in 11 categories were announced at an awards reception August 8 in San Jose at the JazzWeek Summit. In addition to these awards selected by voters, veteran promoter Neal Sapper was named the recipient of the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award, the Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award was given posthumously to WRTI, Philadelphia, host Jeff Duperon, and announced as the winner of the Tom "The Jazzman" Mallison Lifetime Achievement Award was retiring WBGO host Rhonda Hamilton.
  • Nominations Announced for 2019 JazzWeek Awards June 27, 2019 Nominations have been tabulated for the 2019 JazzWeek Awards, which will be presented on August 8 in San Jose, California, at the JazzWeek Summit. In addition to these awards selected by voters, the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award and the Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award will also be presented. Voting begins July 1 and runs through July 10 for JazzWeek.com subscribers and participants in JazzWeek’s Jazz Programmers List, an email and online forum for jazz radio programmers, broadcasters, and others involved in jazz radio and records.
  • 2018 JazzWeek Awards presented August 9, 2018 The 2018 JazzWeek Awards were presented at a reception in the Hedley Club at Hotel De Anza in San Jose, California.
  • Nominees selected for 2018 JazzWeek Awards July 10, 2018 Nominations have been tabulated for the 2018 JazzWeek Awards, which will be presented on August 9 in San Jose, California, at the JazzWeek Summit. In addition to these awards selected by voters, the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award will also be presented.
  • 2017 JazzWeek Awards winners honored at reception in San Jose August 12, 2017

    Winners of the 2017 JazzWeek Awards were announced at a reception on August 10 at Olla Cocina in San Jose, California, as part of the JazzWeek Summit. In addition to awards selected by voters, the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award, the Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award, and the Tom The Jazzman Mallison Lifetime Achievement Award were presented.

    The ...

  • Nominees selected for 2017 JazzWeek Awards July 13, 2017 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.
  • 2016 JazzWeek Awards presented at JazzWeek Summit August 11, 2016

    San Jose, Calif. – Awards in 11 categories were presented at a reception this evening at the 2016 JazzWeek Summit at Vyne Bistro in San Jose, Calif.

    Station of the Year awards were presented in three categories. Among stations with 40 hours a week or more of jazz programming, KSDS, San Diego, was the winner. In ...

  • 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 ...

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.