JazzWeek’s 2011 Record of the Year: THE GATE

JazzWeek, the weekly online publication dedicated to jazz and jazz radio programming, announced its 2011 JazzWeek Awards at the annual JazzWeek Summit on June 18 in Rochester, New York. The JazzWeek Awards cover thirteen categories.
Kurt Elling’s THE GATE (Concord) was honored as 2011 Record of the Year!

THE GATE has been on the JazzWeek jazz chart for 17 weeks since its release in February, almost half the time at #1.

Jazz Nominees are selected by JazzWeek subscribers, including jazz radio programmers, jazz record company executives and independent jazz radio record promoters. JazzWeek celebrates its 10th anniversary in August.

The full list of winners is here.

Many congratulations, Kurt!