JALC Announces 2014 Ertegun Jazz Hall Of Fame Inductees
Betty Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elvin Jones & Wes Montgomery elected
Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced the newest inductees into its Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame: Betty Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elvin Jones, and Wes Montgomery. According to a press release, “After gaining the majority popular vote cast by jazz fans around the world, the newest EJHF class with be inducted on June 9, in a private induction ceremony at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, at JALC's home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY. Viewers can tune in via live webcast at JALC Live.”
This year’s inductees were nominated by a committee of select musicians and scholars and voted in by public vote from January 31 through February 14 and open to jazz fans around the world. This year’s nominating committee includes Ed Berger, Bill Charlap, Connie Crothers, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Vince Giordano, Ethan Iverson, Wynton Marsalis, Renee Rosnes, Dr. Ellen Rowe, Phil Schaap, and Loren Schoenberg.