NEA Jazz Masters: Tribute to Charlie Haden

NEA Jazz Masters: Tribute to Charlie Haden

Musician, composer, bandleader, educator, producer, activist, Charlie Haden has created a powerful collection of work during his long and productive career. Lyrical and expressive on the bass, he has embraced a variety of musical genres, ranging from jazz to country to world music. His work as an educator led to the creation of the Jazz Studies program at California Institute of the Arts in 1982 where he focuses on the spirituality of improvisation. See a more detailed bio at http://tinyurl.com/charliehaden