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  • Live Webcast of 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert

    Posted on January 6th, 2014 in Concerts

    The global influence of jazz will be complemented by global access to live jazz music when the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC), presents a live webcast of the annual NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert on January 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The event takes place in The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.   Keep reading »

  • National Endowment for the Arts Announces Live Webcast of 2011

    Posted on January 5th, 2011 in Concerts

    NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert on January 11, 2011 The Awards Ceremony & Concert will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in a program dedicated to the honorees’ works; honorees Mr. Liebman, Mr. Laws, and the Marsalis Family will perform. The evening also will feature a special performance by Roberta Gambarini and others in honor of the Jazz Masters who have passed away in the last year: Hank Jones, Abbey Lincoln, James Moody, and Dr. Billy Taylor.   Keep reading »

  • 2010 NEA Jazz Masters Concert To Be Broadcast Live on January 12th

    Posted on January 11th, 2010 in Concerts

    WBGO Jazz 88.3FM will broadcast the 2010 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert taking place on Tuesday, January 12 at 7:30PM in the Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center at Broadway at 60th Street. The performance will feature the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in a program dedicated to the 2010 honorees’ works.   Keep reading »

  • The 2009 Jazz Masters: Jazz Oscars

    Posted on December 1st, 2008 in Review

    An annual celebration since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert has become the jazz world’s equivalent to the Academy Awards. And while there may not have been any Hollywood-style red carpet arrivals outside Jazz at Lincoln Center for this year’s gala on Oct. 17, the sheer number of living legends assembled inside Rose Theater caused many goosebump moments for the faithful fans, family, friends and past Jazz Masters in attendance.   Keep reading »

  • Photo report: Wynton honoured with the National Medal of Arts at White House

    Posted on November 11th, 2005 in Photo

    Yesterday, President George W. Bush honored Wynton and other authors, musicians and historians from New York and elsewhere, with the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to receive the National Medal of Arts

    Posted on November 9th, 2005 in News

    U.S. President George Bush plans to present the 2005 National Humanities Medals and National Medals of Arts in Oval Office ceremonies Thursday. Wynton is among those who will receive a National Medal of Arts   Keep reading »