NEA Jazz Masters Fellows

2022

Stanley Clarke

Bassist, Composer, Arranger, Producer
2022

Donald Harrison, Jr.

Cultural Activist, Saxophonist, Composer, Educator (Award for Jazz Advocacy)
2022

Billy Hart

Drummer, Educator
2022

Cassandra Wilson

Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist
2021

Terri Lyne Carrington

Drummer, Composer, Educator, Producer
2021

Albert "Tootie" Heath

Percussionist, Educator
2021

Phil Schaap

Archivist, Educator, Historian, and Jazz Radio Host (Award for Jazz Advocacy)
2021

Henry Threadgill

Saxophonist, Flautist, Composer
2020

Dorthaan Kirk

Jazz Advocate
2020

Bobby McFerrin

Vocalist, Composer, Conductor, Educator
2020

Roscoe Mitchell

Saxophonist, Composer, Educator
2020

Reggie Workman

Bassist, Educator, Composer, Producer
2019

Stanley Crouch

Jazz Historian, Author, Critic, Co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center (Award for Jazz Advocacy)
2019

Bob Dorough

Vocalist, Composer, Arranger, Pianist
2019

Abdullah Ibrahim

Pianist, Composer