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  • Wynton will be honored with the IAJE President’s Award

    Posted on November 26th, 2003 in Award | 0

    The 4th Annual International Assosiation for Jazz Education Gala Dinner, scheduled for Wednesday, January 21, at the New York Sheraton Hotel, will honor Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis with the IAJE President’s Award. The Gala will be hosted by Nancy Wilson, and all proceeds will benefit the IAJE Global Outreach Fund. The IAJE Presidents Award, which honors an individual for their extraordinary contributions to the field of jazz education, was presented to Dr. Oscar Peterson in 2003, Quincy Jones in 2002 and Ken Burns in 2001.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to receive the congressional Horizon Award

    Posted on June 25th, 2002 in Award | 0

    Wynton Marsalis will be presented with the Congressional “Horizon Award” by Hon. Tom Daschle, Hon. Trent Lott, Hon. Dennis Hastert and Hon. Richard Gephardt at a benefit gala on Tuesday, June 25. The Horizon Award is presented to individuals from the private sector who have contributed to expanding opportunities for all American through their own personal contributions, and who have set examples for young people through their success in life. The gala will be held at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC at 7pm. Other recipients include Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Blavat. In other news, Marsalis’ ‘All Rise’ is scheduled…   Keep reading »