Music

Publications

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2015
Profiles the 2015 class of NEA Jazz Masters: Carla Bley, George Coleman, Charles Lloyd, and Joe Segal with brief biographies and selected discographies. April 2015. 16 pp.
Year: 
2015
The 2015 Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for Arts Projects, Our Town, Literature Fellowships, Lifetime Honors, and Partnerships. January 2015. 24 pp.
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2014
Profiles the 2014 class of NEA Jazz Masters: Jamey Aebersold, Anthony Braxton, Richard Davis, and Keith Jarrett, with brief biographies and selected discographies. January 2014. 24 pp.
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2013
Profiles the 2013 class of NEA Jazz Masters: Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, Lorraine Gordon, and Eddie Palmieri with brief biographies and selected discographies. January 2013. 16 pp.
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2013
This report presents results from an initial analysis of the 2012 SPPA. It contains statistics with demographic insights about U.S. adults' participation across five modes of art activity: attending; reading books and literature; consuming through electronic media; making and sharing; and learning. Findings are discussed for specific art forms and trend data provided where possible. Also includes links to additional...
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2012
Profiles NEA Jazz Masters from 1982 to 2012 with brief biographies and selected discographies for all 124 honorees. Includes an essay on the 30th anniversary of the program by NEA Jazz Master Dan Morgenstern, and an audio CD of NEA-produced Jazz Moments, radio shorts of interviews with NEA Jazz Masters. January 2012. 136 pp. Listen to the tracks from the...
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2009
This publication documents the agency's major activities since its creation by the United States Congress in 1965. Also included are overviews of the agency's impact on dance, literature, media arts, museums, music, opera, theater, and visual arts. January 2009. 310 pp.
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2009
Data from the 2008 SPPA show that American adults who attend art museums or live art performances are far more likely than non-attendees to vote, volunteer, or take part in other community events. Arts participants also show a greater likelihood of involvement in sports, collaborative art-making, and taking their children to performances.
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2006
This publication by the NEA and Chorus America presents brief biographies, selected works, and selected recordings for 29 of America's greatest choral composers. Includes an overview of the initiative and a brief narrative on choral music in America. September 2006. 40 pp.
Year: 
2006
Drawing on a variety of data sources and analyses, this note addresses access to classical radio. It examines key classical radio characteristics, including trends in station counts and listening hours, as well as the finances of classical radio.
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