NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 1991

  • Danny Barker

    Upholder of the New Orleans tradition of jazz and blues, this master guitar and banjo player was as well known...

  • A valued member of a variety of classic big bands, Wilbur "Buck" Clayton was versatile enough to thrive as a...

  • Andy Kirk, though virtually unknown nowadays outside of jazz circles, led one of the hottest swing bands in the country...

  • Clark Terry

    Clark Terry was the consummate musician, able to add a distinctive element to whatever band or jam session of which...