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  1. Dick Johnson Accepting NEA Jazz Master Award on Behalf of Artie ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | CNN

    Note from Jon Hammond: I filmed Dick Johnson accepting Artie Shaw's NEA Jazz Masters Award some years ago. Artie personally chose Dick to lead his band, Dick Johnson was one of the greatest musicians of all times in his own right.

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  2. Jimmy Smith NEA Jazz Master Award film by Jon HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | CNN

    ... creating an indelible link between sixties soul and jazz improvisation. In 2005, Smith was awarded the NEA Jazz Masters Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest honor that the United States bestows upon jazz musicians James Oscar ...

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  3. Bring 2015 in on a high note with Antonio Hart at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Jazz VespersRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | PR Log

    ... Gillespie, Roy Hargrove and Nancy Wilson to name a few. The Queens College Jazz Ensemble consists of current Jazz Masters candidates from the Aaron Copland School of Music. The Jazz program at Queens College was started in the early eighties by NEA ...

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  4. Jason Marsalis heads to San Francisco with Vibes QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... Jason Marsalis, the youngest of the illustrious New Orleans clan of musicians who were collectively named NEA Jazz Masters in 2011, defied long odds by racking up a singular set of accomplishments unequaled by his father, pianist and educator Ellis ...

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  5. Charles Lloyd New Quartet at The National Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... this past June that Lloyd is one of the recipients for the next round of National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters Fellowships, 2015 promises to be a banner year for the jazz legend. First up, however, was German singer/pianist , who ...

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  6. Lewis Nash -- The Nash Second Anniversary in PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... classy combination of swing and sophistication was abundantly evident during two weekend concerts with two NEA Jazz Masters, tenor/soprano saxophonist , 84. The legendary beboppers were brilliant stars of the second anniversary for The Nash, a jazz ...

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  7. South Florida JAZZ Presents a Sublime Saxophone Summit Featuring...Read the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | PRWeb

    South Florida JAZZ presents an extraordinary performance by three great tenor saxophonists, featuring National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Jimmy Heath, Benny Golson and Javon Jackson in a rare meeting of these iconic stars that span the history of jazz from the bebop era to the present. South Florida's premier modern jazz organization is honored and privileged to present these revered artists in concert on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. This concert, produced by South Florida JAZZ, brings together an all-star sextet for the first time ever in concert, an event unlikely to be repeated.

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  8. Ashleigh Smith wins Sarah Vaughan International Vocal CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | NJ.com

    Sarah Vaughan of Newark, 1924-1990. After winning an Amateur Nightperformance at the Apollo Theater, she opened for Ella Fitzgerald andlater became one of the greatest of all jazz singers, winning a GrammyAward and the National Endowment for the Arts' Jazz Masters Award.

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