2007 Awards Celebration

New York, NY

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NEA Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor greets 2007 Master Jimmy Scott at the NEA Jazz Masters luncheon on January 12, 2007. Photo by Tom Pich.

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NEA Jazz Master Ornette Colman cuts the anniversarry cake with Chairman Gioia. Photo by Tom Pich.

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NEA Jazz Master Jon Hendricks sees 2007 Master Jimmy Scott for the first time in a long time. Photo by Tom Pich.

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NEA Jazz Masters Phil Woods and James Moody. Photo by Tom Pich.

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NEA Jazz Masters Nancy Wilson, John Levy, Ahmad Jamal, and newly inducted master Ramsey Lewis.   Photo by Tom Pich

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NEA Jazz Masters David Baker and Jon Hendricks backstage before the concert.  Photo by Tom Pich

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NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath plays with the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band.  Photo by Tom Pich

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Ramsey Lewis accepting his award.  Photo by Tom Pich

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Guest vocalist Roberta Gambarini with NEA Jazz Master James Moody.   Photo by Tom Pich

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Toshiko Ashiyoki accepts her award from NEA Jazz Master Gerald Wilson.  Photo by Tom Pich

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The Clayton Brothers Quintet.   Photo by Tom Pich

The Clayton Brothers Quintet.   Photo by Tom Pich

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Dan Morgenstern receives his award from NEA Jazz Master George Wein.   Photo by Tom Pich

Dan Morgenstern receives his award from NEA Jazz Master George Wein.   Photo by Tom Pich

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Frank Wess receives his award from NEA Jazz Master James Moody.   Photo by Tom Pich
Frank Wess receives his award from NEA Jazz Master James Moody.  Photo by Tom Pich

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NEA Jazz Master Nancy Wilson.   Photo by Tom Pich

NEA Jazz Master Nancy Wilson.   Photo by Tom Pich