Jazz Journalists Association 2016 “Guitarist of the Year”
Friday, October 7th
This will be a Concert of the Year in Pittsburgh. Mary Halvorson is rated one of the most exciting and listenable jazz artists alive today and this album is rated one of the albums of the year, just about everywhere. Put on your ears and come tonight, you will be very, very happy you did.
Before the concert, Mary will be presented 2016 Jazz Guitarist of the Year. We are honored that the Jazz Journalists Association has chosen City of Asylum to present the award.
– Henry Reese
About Mary Halvorson
“My favorite guitarist on the planet.“ — The Free Jazz Collective
“One of the most exciting and original guitarists in jazz or otherwise.” — The Wall Street Journal
“A glowing critical consensus has formed around the guitarist Mary Halvorson…a credible vision of jazz’s near future.” — Nate Chinen, The New York Times
“Halvorson is the real thing…She pretty much has it all…adventurous but also accessible.” — Chris May, All About Jazz
“Halvorson has done more than anyone for jazz guitar in the last ten years.“ — AMN Reviews
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