NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 1984

  • Ornette Coleman was one of the true jazz innovators, whose sound was instantly recognizable and unquestionably unique. Coleman's work ranged...

  • Miles Davis was arguably the most influential jazz musician in the post-World War II period, being at the forefront of...

  • Max Roach was one of the two leading drummers of the bebop era (along with Kenny Clarke) and was...