NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 2019

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    Thank you very much for this award, thank you for all of the time spent in nightclubs, concert halls, and...

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    Although he will forever be associated with his compositions and vocals for the animation series Schoolhouse Rock!, Bob Dorough’s career...

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    Eighty years ago in Cape Town, South Africa, my grandmother sent me to the local piano teacher for lessons. I...

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    In this increasingly polarized world of social tensions, the antidote to everything that’s gone haywire may be found in jazz—our...