NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 2008

  • "I have no words to express how honored and proud I am. I feel extremely happy to be recognized with...

  • Recognized by Blue Note Records' founder Alfred Lion as his "last, great protégé," pianist Andrew Hill spent 40 years composing,...

  • "It is my esteemed honor to be named a 2008 recipient of the NEA Jazz Master Award. One of the...

  • Tom McIntosh  Photo by Tom Pich/tompich.com

    "My first reaction to being told that I had been named by the NEA an all time Jazz Master was...

  • "I am most delighted and deeply honored to receive the NEA Jazz Master Fellowship Award, especially since I’ve had a...

  • "To be chosen as a recipient of such a prestigious award that the behest of one's friends and peers, is...