NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 2014

  • Jamey Abersold

    "To be chosen for the NEA Jazz Master award is the highest award our country gives and I am humbled...

  • Anthony Braxton

    "For me, the recognition of my place in creative American music is quite a surprise--welcome surprise, that comes at the...

  • Richard Davis

    "I am pleased to be chosen to receive the 2014 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship Award. It is exciting to join...

  • Keith Jarrett

    "Although only music excites me, and awards and ceremonies do not, I feel honored to receive this NEA Jazz Masters...