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National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2020 NEA Jazz Masters
Carol Friedman, Ken Weiss, Richard Kohler), & David Tallacksen / WBGO
National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2020 NEA Jazz Masters

Washington, District of Columbia -Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. Innovative jazz musicians Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman, as well as Dorthaan Kirk—who is receivin …

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Newest Recipients of Nation’s Highest Honor in Jazz
Garth Woods, Marina Umari, Jimmy and Dena Katz, & Frank Stewart (JALC)
National Endowment for the Arts Announces Newest Recipients of Nation’s Highest Honor in Jazz

Washington, District of Columbia -2019 NEA Jazz Masters Will Be Celebrated at Free Concert on April 15, 2019 in Washington, DC Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation’s highest honor in jazz—the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship …

The Arts Contribute More Than $760 Billion to the U.S. Economy
The Arts Contribute More Than $760 Billion to the U.S. Economy

Washington, District of Columbia -New data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) offers an insightful picture of the impact the arts have on the nation’s economy. The arts contribute $763.6 billion to t …

New Report Reveals Findings about the Arts and Health in Older Adults
New Report Reveals Findings about the Arts and Health in Older Adults

Washington, District of Columbia -Older adults who create art and attend arts events have better health outcomes than adults who do neither is one of the conclusions in a new report published by the National Endowment for the Arts. Staying Engaged: Health Patterns of Old …

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2018 Class of NEA Jazz Masters
National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2018 Class of NEA Jazz Masters

Washington, District of Columbia -Joanne Brackeen, Pat Metheny, Dianne Reeves, and Todd Barkan now join the ranks of the nation’s highest honor in jazz, the NEA Jazz Masters. The 2018 NEA Jazz Master recipients were announced this evening at a DC Jazz Festival concert at …

2017 Recipients of Nation’s Highest Award in Jazz Announced
2017 Recipients of Nation’s Highest Award in Jazz Announced

Washington, District of Columbia -This evening at the DC Jazz Festival’s concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, the National Endowment for the Arts announced the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Fellows, recipients of the nation’s highest h …

National Endowment for the Arts Statement on the Death of NEA Jazz Master David Baker
Tom Pich
National Endowment for the Arts Statement on the Death of NEA Jazz Master David Baker

Washington, District of Columbia -It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of David Baker, recipient of a 2000 NEA Jazz Masters award, the nation’s highest honor in jazz. A true jazz renaissance man, David Baker was activ …

2016 NEA Jazz Masters: Recipients of Nation’s Highest Award in Jazz Announced
2016 NEA Jazz Masters: Recipients of Nation’s Highest Award in Jazz Announced

Washington, District of Columbia -The National Endowment for the Arts will honor four jazz leaders – three musicians and an advocate – with the 2016 NEA Jazz Masters award for their significant accomplishments in the field. This year’s honorees range from fiery saxophoni …

National Endowment for the Arts Announces the 2014 NEA Jazz Masters, Nation's Highest Honor in Jazz
National Endowment for the Arts Announces the 2014 NEA Jazz Masters, Nation's Highest Honor in Jazz

Washington, District of Columbia -Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced the 2014 NEA Jazz Masters, all unique in their approaches to jazz. Whether it's Richard Davis and Keith Jarrett bringing their jazz background into other musical genres such as classic …

Free Tickets Are Now Available for the NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 11, 2011
Free Tickets Are Now Available for the NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 11, 2011

Concert also available through a live broadcast November 2, 2010 — Lincoln Center announced today that free tickets are available for the January 11, 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert. Tickets can be reserved online at jalc.o …

National Endowment for the Arts Announces First-Ever National Survey of Outdoor Arts Festivals

Survey queries more than 1,400 outdoor art festivals around the country October 29, 2010, Washington, DC – In a first-of-its-kind report, Live from Your Neighborhood: A National Study of Outdoor Arts Festivals finds outdoor artsfestivals a …

NEA Jazz Masters Award Ceremony and Concert to Be Heard Worldwide

Audiences encouraged to listen online on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 7:30 p.m EST January 11, 2010, Washington, D.C. - This year’s NEA Jazz Masters award ceremony and concert will have unprecedented reach--the program will be heard on ter …

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