2012 Awards Celebration - Concert

New York, NY

2012 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert. Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center January 10, 2012

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Previously-inducted NEA Jazz Masters join the 2012 class of Jazz Masters for a pre-concert photo shoot. FRONT ROW (left to right): Jimmy Scott, Candido Camero, Frank Wess, George Wein, Chico Hamilton, Curtis Fuller, Gerald Wilson, Roy Haynes, Jon Hendrick

Previously-inducted NEA Jazz Masters join the 2012 class of Jazz Masters for a pre-concert photo shoot. FRONT ROW (left to right): Jimmy Scott, Candido Camero, Frank Wess, George Wein, Chico Hamilton, Curtis Fuller, Gerald Wilson, Roy Haynes, Jon Hendricks, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Joe Wilder, George Avakian. MIDDLE ROW (left to right): Phil Woods, Yusef Lateef, Lee Konitz, Ahmad Jamal, Jimmy Heath, Benny Golson, Sheila Jordan, Gunther Schuller, Annie Ross, David Baker, David Liebman, Bobby Hutcherson, Ornette Coleman. BACK ROW (left to right): NEA Music and Opera Director Wayne Brown, Jimmy Owens, Jack DeJohnette, Muhal Richard Abrams, Ramsey Lewis, Randy Weston, Jimmy Cobb, Dan Morgenstern, Paquito D'Rivera, Ron Carter, Hubert Laws, Delfeayo Marsalis, Kenny Barron, NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. Not pictured due to illness: Von Freeman and Charlie Haden. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jack DeJohnette, Sheila Jordan, and Jimmy Owens. Not pictured due to illness: Von Freeman and Charlie Haden.

2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jack DeJohnette, Sheila Jordan, and Jimmy Owens. Not pictured due to illness: Von Freeman and Charlie Haden. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman introduces the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters.

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman introduces the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2007 NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods and up-and-coming saxophonist Grace Kelly perform "Things to Come" by Dizzy Gillespie, a member of the 1982 inaugural class of NEA Jazz Masters, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

2007 NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods and up-and-coming saxophonist Grace Kelly perform "Things to Come" by Dizzy Gillespie, a member of the 1982 inaugural class of NEA Jazz Masters, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws and 1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter perform Laws's "Memory of Minnie" and Carter's "Little Waltz."

2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws and 1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter perform Laws's "Memory of Minnie" and Carter's "Little Waltz." Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Mark and Chico Freeman speak on behalf of their father, 2012 NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman.

Mark and Chico Freeman speak on behalf of their father, 2012 NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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 2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and up-and-coming musician Ambrose Akinmusire perform Horace Silver's (1995 NEA Jazz Master) "Senor Blues", arranged by Carlos Henriquez, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and other guest artists Toshiko Akiyosh

2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and up-and-coming musician Ambrose Akinmusire perform Horace Silver's (1995 NEA Jazz Master) "Senor Blues", arranged by Carlos Henriquez, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and other guest artists Toshiko Akiyoshi and Candido Camero (2007 and 2008 NEA Jazz Masters, respectively). Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Petra Haden speaks on behalf of her father, 2012 NEA Jazz Master Charlie Haden.

Petra Haden speaks on behalf of her father, 2012 NEA Jazz Master Charlie Haden. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2010 NEA Jazz Masters Bobby Hutcherson and Kenny Barron perform 1999 NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck's "In Your Own Sweet Way."

2010 NEA Jazz Masters Bobby Hutcherson and Kenny Barron perform 1999 NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck's "In Your Own Sweet Way." Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2007 NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess and 1996 NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson perform Wess's "Magic" with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and up-and-coming pianist Kris Bowers.

2007 NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess and 1996 NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson perform Wess's "Magic" with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and up-and-coming pianist Kris Bowers. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2012 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens performs a short tribute on the flugelhorn to NEA Jazz Masters who have passed away and, in particular, Dr. Billy Taylor.

2012 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens performs a short tribute on the flugelhorn to NEA Jazz Masters who have passed away and, in particular, Dr. Billy Taylor. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2012 NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette, 1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter, and 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Sheila Jordan and Jimmy Owens perform 1984 NEA Jazz Master Ornette Coleman's "When Will the Blues Leave."

2012 NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette, 1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter, and 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Sheila Jordan and Jimmy Owens perform 1984 NEA Jazz Master Ornette Coleman's "When Will the Blues Leave." Photo by Michael G. Stewart.