2014 Doris Duke Foundation Award Recipients Include 13 Jazz Artists

Each will receive a cash prize

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation today announced the first-ever recipients of its Doris Duke Impact Awards and the third group of individuals to receive Doris Duke Artist Awards. Both awards, according to a press release, “are part of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards, a special, 10-year initiative of the foundation to empower, invest in and celebrate artists by offering flexible, multi-year funding in response to financial challenges that are specific to the performing arts.”

Steve Coleman
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Ambrose Akinmusire
Matana Roberts
Muhal Richard Abrams
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Ben Monder performs with the Jensen Sisters Band, Ottawa JazzFest Winter Series, 2-14
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Doris Duke Artist Award recipients receive $275,000, and Doris Duke Impact Award recipients receive $80,000.

The 2014 Artist award recipients with connections to jazz are:

• Oliver Lake

• Steve Lehman

• Roscoe Mitchell

• Zeena Parkins

• Craig Taborn

• Randy Weston

The 2014 Doris Duke Impact award recipients with connections to jazz are:

• Muhal Richard Abrams

• Ambrose Akinmusire

• Steve Coleman

• Ben Monder

• Aruán Ortiz

• Matana Roberts

• Jen Shyu

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