NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 1992

  • Betty Carter developed a legendary reputation, along with Art Blakey, as one of the great mentors for young jazz...

  • Blessed with an enormous orchestral capacity at the keyboard, Dorothy Donegan was fluent in several styles of jazz as well...

  • Known in the jazz world as "Sweets," for both his disposition and his playing ability, Harry Edison was a consummate...