The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its Jazz Masters for 2010. They are pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, pianist Kenny Barron, composer-arranger-saxophonist Bill Holman, vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, saxophonist Yusef Lateef, vocalist Annie Ross and pianist Cedar Walton. The 2010 A.B. Spellman Award for Jazz Advocacy will go to producer George Avakian.
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