2017 NEA Jazz Masters Event Photos

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NEA Jazz Masters Dave Holland, Dick Hyman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Dr. Lonnie Smith

NEA Jazz Masters Dave Holland, Dick Hyman, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Dr. Lonnie Smith (not pictured: Ira Gitler) at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Dinner, sponsored by BMI, on April 2, 2017. Photo by Yassine El Mansouri

 

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Front row (left to right): Mary Jo Gitler, representing 2017 NEA Jazz Master Ira Gitler; 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Dave Holland; Dee Dee Bridgewater; and Dr. Lonnie Smith. Back row (left to right): 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman; Fitz Gitler, representing 2017 NEA Jazz Master Ira Gitler; National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu; Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran, and President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Deborah Rutter at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Dinner, sponsored by BMI, on April 2, 2017. Photo by Yassine El Mansouri

 

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The 2017 NEA Jazz Masters at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (left to right): Representing Ira Gitler, Fitz Gitler; Dick Hyman; Dave Holland; Dr. Lonnie Smith; and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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2017 NEA Jazz Master Dave Holland at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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2017 NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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2017 NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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2009 NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz (left) and pianist Dan Tepfer perform in honor of Ira Gitler at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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Bill Charlap (left) and Aaron Diehl perform in honor of Dick Hyman at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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James Genus (bass), Steve Nelson (vibraphonist), Robin Eubanks (trombonist), Chris Potter (saxophonist), and Nate Smith (drummer) perform in honor of Dave Holland at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (not pictured: Jason Moran (piano)) Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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Dianne Reeves and James Genus (bass) perform in honor of Dee Dee Bridgewater at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (not pictured: Peter Martin (piano), Kassa Overall (drums), and Theo Crocker (trumpet)). Photo by Shannon Finney

 

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China Moses and Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra perform in honor of Dee Dee Bridgewater at the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3, 2017 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Shannon Finney