Vote for this year’s inductees into the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame!
This year’s nominees were selected by a panel, based on the following criteria. Nominees:
1. Achieved innovation in a style or a concept of playing.
2. Created an original concept with a body of music or body of arrangements.
3. Spoke/speaks across generations, unbound to his or her generation’s concept of style.
4. Originated a deﬁnitive style.
5. Popularized a style without compromising the aesthetic quality of the music.
6. Occupies a signiﬁcant position within the jazz lineage.
7. Inﬂuenced musicians across time.
Panelists this year were Ed Berger, Bill Charlap, Connie Crothers, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Vincent Giordano, Ethan Iverson, Jerome Jennings, Branford Marsalis, Renee Rosnes, Ellen Rowe, Bobby Sanabria, Phil Schaap, Loren Schoenberg, Bria Skonberg, and Ben Young