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Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame. The Recording Academy remains dedicated to celebrating a wide variety of great music through the decades," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "Spanning more than 50 years, the 2016 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame entries are an outstanding collection, marked by both historical and cultural significance. These works have influenced and inspired music fans for generations and we are proud to induct them into our catalog of distinguished recordings."

The Next Step Quintet
make it to the finals of the 'Made In Jazz New York Competition' achieving first place in their category 'Small Band'. The Greek Jazz band The Next Step Quintet were announced finalists of the 'Made in New York Jazz Competition' in the category 'small band'. Soon, the judges and committee will pick the three winners and announce who gets to fly to perform in New York.

Jazz Grammy Winners 2016. Christian McBride, John Scofield, Elaine Elias, Antonio Sanchez and others...

The first Hellenic Jazz Competition named "Apollo"on May 6, 2015 at Syros Island.

Worldwide Jazz Talent on Display as the “Made in NY Jazz Competition” Attracts Artists From Around the Globe - Musicians Are Invited to Submit Videos to the Panel of Legends: Lenny White, Joe Lovano and Randy Brecker by October 28, 2014

ISC's 2014 submission deadline is approaching (Sept. 18). Submit your songs at  and check out the amazing judges for this year.

The Blues Foundation has announced the winners in the organization's 35th annual Blues Music Awards during their annual awards show, which was held Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The annual event is a multi-hour performance party for blues fans, typically featuring performances by dozens of deserving nominees.

The winners of the 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording are

The NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship is the highest honor that America  bestows on jazz artists. Each year since 1982, the program has elevated to its ranks a select number of living legends who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz.