Jazz Journalists Association http://kplu.org en Seattle's own Julian Priester named 2013 Jazz Hero http://kplu.org/post/seattles-own-julian-priester-named-2013-jazz-hero <p><span style="color: rgb(122, 122, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">The Jazz Journalists Association has named Seattle's own Julian </span>Priester<span style="color: rgb(122, 122, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;as one of 25 Ja</span><span style="color: rgb(122, 122, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">zz Heroes—an honor bestowed on those who have had a significant impact on their jazz community.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(122, 122, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;"><a href="http://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/jazz-heroes-2013.html" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(23, 81, 123);" target="_blank">Jazz Heroes</a>&nbsp;are activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz who have had significant impact in their local communities. The Jazz Hero awards, for which community members nominate candidates, are presented in conjunction with the &nbsp;Jazz Journalists Association’s annual Jazz Awards honoring significant achievements in jazz music and journalism.</p><p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:01:12 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 8574 at http://kplu.org Seattle's own Julian Priester named 2013 Jazz Hero