NEA Jazz Masters: Tribute to the Marsalis Family

NEA Jazz Masters: Tribute to the Marsalis Family

It is not a surprise that the first group award of the NEA Jazz Masters has gone to the formidable Marsalis family - never before in jazz (or most any other art form) has a family produced so many masters of the form. The Adderleys, the Jones, even today's Clayton Brothers, all produced a few family members that excelled on their instruments - but five?