NEA Jazz Masters

NEA Jazz Masters 2020

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    I was absolutely stunned and speechless (I’m never speechless) when I learned I was receiving the award. What an honor...

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    “My pursuit of music has always been about freedom and joy, finding inspiration in the folk traditions of every continent,...

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    "It is such an honor to be included amongst these visionaries who, through boundless creativity and exquisite dedication to craft,...

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    "It is indeed a humbling and inspiring experience to be acknowledged and awarded by the NEA, one of our nation's...