2011 Awards Celebration - Concert

New York, NY

2011 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center January 11, 2011.

 

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Previously-inducted Jazz Masters join the 2011 class of Jazz Masters for a pre-concert photo shoot. Back row, left to right: Gunther Schuller, Ron Carter, Delfeayo Marsalis, David Baker, Branford Marsalis, Dan Morgenstern, Hubert Laws, Phil Woods, Ahmad J

Previously-inducted Jazz Masters join the 2011 class of Jazz Masters for a pre-concert photo shoot. Back row, left to right: Gunther Schuller, Ron Carter, Delfeayo Marsalis, David Baker, Branford Marsalis, Dan Morgenstern, Hubert Laws, Phil Woods, Ahmad Jamal, Muhal Richard Abrams, and NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. Middle row, left to right: Ellis Marsalis Jr., Toshiko Akiyoshi, Jimmy Cobb, Wynton Marsalis, Benny Golson, Cedar Walton, Jon Hendricks, Kenny Barron, Jason Marsalis, and David Liebman. Front row, left to right: George Avakian, Jimmy Heath, Curtis Fuller, Frank Wess, Orrin Keepnews, Candido Camero, Joe Wilder, Gerald Wilson, Johnny Mandel, Lee Konitz, and Annie Ross. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Masters. Back row, left to right: NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman, Delfeayo Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, and NEA Director of Music & Opera Wayne Brown. Front row, left to right: Hubert Laws,

2011 NEA Jazz Masters. Back row, left to right: NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman, Delfeayo Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, and NEA Director of Music & Opera Wayne Brown. Front row, left to right: Hubert Laws, Orrin Keepnews, Johnny Mandel, David Liebman, and Jazz at Lincoln Center's Executive Director Adrian Ellis. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath (right) introduces Orrin Keepnews, recipient of the 2011 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Award for Jazz Advocacy.

2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath (right) introduces Orrin Keepnews, recipient of the 2011 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Award for Jazz Advocacy. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws.

2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws and 2010 NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron.

2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws and 2010 NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman.

2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and conductor Justin DiCioccio, assistant dean of the jazz division at the Manhattan School of Music, where Mr. Liebman is a faculty member.

2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and conductor Justin DiCioccio, assistant dean of the jazz division at the Manhattan School of Music, where Mr. Liebman is a faculty member. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Johnny Mandel.

2011 NEA Jazz Master Johnny Mandel. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Johnny Mandel after conducting the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

2011 NEA Jazz Master Johnny Mandel after conducting the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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Jimmy Heath, Roberta Gambarini, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra perform in honor of Jazz Masters who passed away in the last year: Hank Jones, Abbey Lincoln, James Moody, and Dr. Billy Taylor.

Jimmy Heath, Roberta Gambarini, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra perform in honor of Jazz Masters who passed away in the last year: Hank Jones, Abbey Lincoln, James Moody, and Dr. Billy Taylor. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis Jr.

2011 NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis Jr. Photo by Frank Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Masters the Marsalis Family perform with bassist Jason Stewart.

2011 NEA Jazz Masters the Marsalis Family perform with bassist Jason Stewart. Photo by Frank Stewart.