NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 1994

  • Referred to by Duke Ellington as "not only the world's greatest drummer…[but also] the world's greatest musician," Louie Bellson had...

  • One of the subtlest virtuosos of jazz piano, Ahmad Jamal's uncanny use of space in his playing and leadership of...

  • Carmen McRae

    Tender and warm with a ballad, Carmen McRae was one of the great singers of jazz, finding the depth of...