2014 NEA Jazz Masters Reunion Luncheon

New York, NY
Sponsored by BMI
January 13, 2014
Photos by Michael G. Stewart

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BMI CEO Mike O'Neill,NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa, and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown congratulate the 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Richard Davis, Jamey Aebersold, and Anthony Braxton who are holding plaques.

(l-r) BMI CEO Mike O'Neill; NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa; 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Richard Davis, Jamey Aebersold, and Anthony Braxton; and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown. Not pictured: 2014 NEA Jazz Master Keith Jarrett

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NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold.

NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold.

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NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton.

NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton.

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NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Richard Davis.

NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Richard Davis.

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1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter speaks with 2007 NEA Jazz Master Dan Morgenstern.

1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter with 2007 NEA Jazz Master Dan Morgenstern.

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2011 NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman with 2014 NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold.

2011 NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman with 2014 NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold.

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2000 NEA Jazz Master David Baker with 2014 NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton.

2000 NEA Jazz Master David Baker with 2014 NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton.

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2010 NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross with 2008 NEA Jazz Master Tom McIntosh.

2010 NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross with 2008 NEA Jazz Master Tom McIntosh.

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2014 NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton with 2011 NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis.

2014 NEA Jazz Master Anthony Braxton with 2011 NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis.

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2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath with Annette Barretto,.

2003 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath with Annette Barretto, wife of 2006 NEA Jazz Master Ray Barretto.

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NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown with 2012 NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan and her daughter.

NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown with 2012 NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan and her daughter.

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NEA Jazz Masters Cecil Taylor, Tom McIntosh, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Owens, and Richard Davis.

(clockwise from top left) NEA Jazz Masters Cecil Taylor (1990), Tom McIntosh (2008), Kenny Barron (2010), Jimmy Owens (2012), and Richard Davis (2014).

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NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Keith Jarrett.

Prior to the evening's concert, NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa and NEA Director of Music and Opera Wayne S. Brown present a plaque to 2014 NEA Jazz Master Keith Jarrett.