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Sad News: The passing of Alphonse Mouzon

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We are sad to inform jazz fans of the death of legendary jazz drummer Alphonse Mouzon, after a battle with Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, a rare form of cancer. He was 68.

Mouzon was recognized as one of the world’s greatest drummers, and he worked with many of the most notable artists in both soul and jazz.

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Something New: Images of Jazz

Sylvia Cuenca by photographer, Chris Drukker. Share great jazz images with http://NJJazzList.com

A photo posted by Andy McDonough (@andymcd5) on

Have some great images of jazz? Post them to Instagram with the #njjazzlist tag and we will pick some of the best images to include right here on the NJJazzList.com homepage.

News: Coming to NJPAC

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Lew Tebackin and Toshiko Akiyoshi will be featured at Dorthaan's Place Jazz Brunch at Newark's NJPAC.

One of the greatest marriages in jazz history! NEA Jazz Master pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi and virtuosic saxophonist-flutist Lew Tabackin are a treat for the ears at NJPAC’s jazz brunch series at NICO Kitchen and Bar.

In February, the baritone voice of jazz vocalist and educator, Kevin Mahogany, will be front and center at Newark's landmark jazz brunch.

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Update: Give Us a Hand

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A big thanks to all who have given us a like on our Facebook page. It does more than you might know.

Having an active social media stream helps our advertisers to know that we are connecting with jazz fans, players and media in our area. For better or worse, the number of likes on a Facebook page has become a measure of how interesting or important a venture is.

Giving NJJazzList a like goes a long way in letting the world know that jazz is much more than nostalgia. It says that jazz is culturally important and relevant to our society. Reminding our arts foundation, theater and performing arts center directors of this let's them know that there is a market for live jazz. That, in turn, increases jazz programming and educational opportunities.

If you haven't done so already, please give us a hand and show your support now for live jazz by giving us a like on Facebook.

News: 2017 Grammy Nominations

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Grammy Award Nominations Announced

Jazz artists, Fred Hersch, Joey Alexander, John Scofield, and John Daversa are among multiple award nominees in jazz categories this year.

The awards ceremony and show will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles. Follow the link below to learn about nominees in the jazz and jazz-related categories.

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Destinations: Local Jam Calendar

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jam calendar compliments of The Lintet »