NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 1982

  • Sun Ra was one of the most unusual musicians in the history of jazz, moving from Fletcher Henderson swing to...

  • Also known as "Little Jazz," Roy Eldridge was a fiery, energetic trumpeter, the bridge between the towering trumpet stylists Louis...

  • John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie's effect on jazz cannot be overstated: his trumpet playing influenced every player who came after him,...