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ASCAP Jazz Living Legend Award to Go to Rollins, Blakey, 4 Others

Jazz legends of both the past and the present will be added to the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame at a Lincoln Center celebration next Tuesday, June 17th.

The 2008 recipients of the ASCAP Jazz Living Legend Award to have their names inscribed on the wall include bassist Ron Carter, composer-arranger and saxophonist Bill Holman and tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins. Three ASCAP inductees will be honored posthumously-trumpeter Bunny Berigan, drummer Art Blakey (pictured) and arranger/composer/pianist Tadd Dameron.

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