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Jane Ira Bloom wins 'Soprano Saxophonist of the Year' at 2016 JJA Jazz Awards

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Congratulations to all the winners of the 20th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards  listed below. Professional Journalist Members of the JJA made open nominations in a first selection round; those who received the most nominations advanced to the final ballot. 

Jane Ira Bloom wins for 'Soprano Saxophonist of the Year' at 2016 JJA Jazz Awards. Bloom's just released - Early Americans comes after the success of her 2014 all-ballads release "Sixteen Sunsets." On Early Americans Bloom shifts into another gear showcasing the kinetic energy of her acclaimed trio playing with the musicians that she knows best. It's her first trio album, sixteenth as leader and sixth recording on the Outline label. 

SEE THE 2016 JJA Jazz Awards PAGE