Palm Coast resident receives 2022 Jazz Journalists Association award

Muriel McCoy received her award at the Jeep McCoy Memorial Scholarship Concert Supper.

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Palm Coast resident and North East Florida Jazz Association president and co-founder Muriel McCoy has been awarded the Jazz Journalists Association’s 2022 Jazz Hero Award.

WFCF 88.5 FM “Ladies of Jazz” host Joan Geronimo presented McCoy with the award at the North East Florida Jazz Association's 15th-annual Jeep McCoy Memorial Scholarship Concert Supper, according to a news release from NEFJA.

The event, held at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, featured award-winning jazz vocalist Vanessa Rubin.

McCoy created NEFJA in 1987, according to the news release. The list of Jazz Journalists Association honorees can be viewed at


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