2018 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

April 16, 2018
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Two women and two men sit in a theater clapping.

The 2018 NEA Jazz Masters: Dianne Reeves, Joanne Brackeen, Pat Metheny, and Todd Barkan. Photo by Shannon Finney

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A woman speaks from a podium.

NEA Chairman Jane Chu. Photo by Shannon Finney

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 A man speaks from a podium.

Jason Moran, Kennedy Center artistic director for jazz, and host of the 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert. Photo by Shannon Finney

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 A man speaks from a podium.

2018 NEA Jazz Master Todd Barkan. Photo by Shannon Finney

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A man sits playing the piano.

2013 NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri performs in honor of 2018 NEA Jazz Master Todd Barkan. Photo by Shannon Finney

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A man speaks from a podium.

2018 NEA Jazz Master Pat Metheny. Photo by Shannon Finney

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Across a stage, four men and one woman play guitars with a man playing the bass behind them.

(left to right) Dan Wilson, Camila Meza, Gilad Hekselman, Nir Felder, Christian McBride, and Pasquale Grasso perform in honor of 2018 NEA Jazz Master Pat Metheny. Photo by Shannon Finney

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A woman wearing an NEA Jazz Masters hat speaks from a podium.

2018 NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen. Photo by Shannon Finney

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A man plays a piano, another man plays the bass, and a woman plays the drums.

James Francies (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) perform in honor of 2018 NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen. Photo by Shannon Finney

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A woman speaks from a podium.

2018 NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves.

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A woman sings into a microphone with a man playing the bass behind her.

Cécile McLorin Salvant and Christian McBride (bass) perform in honor of 2018 NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves. Photo by Shannon Finney

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Across the stage two men and two women stand clapping with another woman dancing in the middle of them. Behind them, one man plays the bass while another plays the guitar.

- 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Pat Metheny, Joanne Brackeen, Todd Barkan, and Dianne Reeves join Angelique Kidjo (center), Christian McBride (bass), and Nir Felder (guitar) on stage during the finale.

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Two men and two women stand holding hands on a stage with other performers behind them clapping.

2018 NEA Jazz Masters Pat Metheny, Joanne Brackeen, Todd Barkan, and Dianne Reeves. Photo by Shannon Finney