Ascona Jazz Award 2017 to Jon Cleary

The winner will be announced in April

Jon Cleary

JazzAscona annually attributes the Ascona Jazz Award to notable New Orleans musicians or personalities. This year the award goes to pianist and singer Jon Cleary. Grammy Award Winner Jon Cleary is a true symbol, representing the New Orleans contemporary R&B-funk scene and one of the most brilliant interpreters of the city’s great piano tradition. Originally from England, Cleary has been a New Orleans resident for many years where he has been working as a successful producer, songwriter, and arranger. He has played with renowned artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, B.B. King and John Scofield.

Award Ceremony

Friday 30.6, 21.45 h, Stage New Orleans
before Jon Cleary’s concert