Announced on the first night of the Juno awards, these jazz acts each won a Juno:
Jazz album of the year, solo: Elegant Traveler by Jocelyn Gould (Posi-tone/Alliance/The Orchard). In the YouTube video check around the 58.06 minute mark for Jocelyn's acceptance comments which included a remark that ''jazz is alive''.
Vocal jazz album of the year: With You by Sammy Jackson Sammy's acceptance and thanks can be found in the YouTube video at the 1:24.59 mark.
Jazz album of the year, group: The reMission by Andy Milne and Unison (Sunnyside/AMPED/eOne)
Milne's The reMission with his trio Unison was the keyboardist's first landmark piano trio release following a tumultuous period in the pianist-composer's life and three years after he by now long since in remisssion was diagnosed with cancer. Drummer Clarence Penn and bassist John Hébert join Milne. Best known still for his early career work with Steve Coleman and later Dapp Theory, among the tracks are Milne's take on McCoy Tyner’s 'Passion Dance' and his own tunes including 'Resolution', 'Winter Palace', and 'Drive by – The Fall.' In the video check around the 1:45.34 minute mark for Andy's acceptance comments including his reaction that it's ''trippy'' and he's ''really emotional.''