NEA Jazz Masters

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  • "I am honored to be chosen as an NEA Jazz Master. It is humbling, as well as encouraging, to have...

  • Jamey Abersold

    "To be chosen for the NEA Jazz Master award is the highest award our country gives and I am humbled...

  • "When I received the news of the award over the phone, I was stunned for a second, disbelieving my ears....

  • Mose Allison

    Mose Allison is not just a superior talent as an instrumentalist and singer, but also as a songwriter. His songs...

  • George Avakian

    "To receive a 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Fellowship Award is a culminating honor that confirms my...