2012 Awards Celebration - Luncheon

New York, NY

2012 NEA Jazz Masters Reunion Luncheon
January 10, 2012
Sponsored by BMI

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2010 NEA Jazz Masters Bobby Hutcherson and Muhal Richard Abrams, 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, and 1994 NEA Jazz Master Ahmad Jamal.

2010 NEA Jazz Masters Bobby Hutcherson and Muhal Richard Abrams, 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, and 1994 NEA Jazz Master Ahmad Jamal. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2001 NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston and 2012 NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan.

2001 NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston and 2012 NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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1995 NEA Jazz Master Roy Haynes, 2009 NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz, and 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens.

1995 NEA Jazz Master Roy Haynes, 2009 NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz, and 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2007 NEA Jazz Master Curtis Fuller, 2010 NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef, and 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath.

2007 NEA Jazz Master Curtis Fuller, 2010 NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef, and 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Chico and Mark Freeman, sons of 2012 NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman, with 1994 NEA Jazz Master Ahmad Jamal.

Chico and Mark Freeman, sons of 2012 NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman, with 1994 NEA Jazz Master Ahmad Jamal. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman with 2009 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb and Eleana Cobb.

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman with 2009 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb and Eleana Cobb. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2007 NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods, 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, Mona Heath, and 2010 NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross.

2007 NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods, 2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, Mona Heath, and 2010 NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Owens, Jack DeJohnette, and Sheila Jordan.

2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Owens, Jack DeJohnette, and Sheila Jordan. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman, 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Owens, Jack DeJohnette, and Sheila Jordan, Chico and Mark Freeman (who accepted the award on behalf of their father, Von Freeman), NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne Brown, and BMI Vice Presiden

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman, 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Owens, Jack DeJohnette, and Sheila Jordan, Chico and Mark Freeman (who accepted the award on behalf of their father, Von Freeman), NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne Brown, and BMI Vice President for Writer/Publisher Relations Charlie Feldman. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.