2015 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert

2015 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert Webcast Archive

On Monday, April 20, 2015, the National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center, webcast the 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. The event celebrated the lifetime achievements of the 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Carla Bley, George Coleman, Charles Lloyd, and Joe Segal. Held during Jazz Appreciation Month and hosted by jazz musician and bassist, composer, and educator Christian McBride, the evening included videos tributes, remarks by the awardees about their careers and influences, and performances by current and previously named NEA Jazz Masters along with guest musicians.