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Recording Academy Honors Golson, Silver and Hendricks

The Recording Academy, as part of its Grammy Week, will honor Benny Golson, Jon Hendricks and Horace Silver in an evening dedicated to celebrating the importance of jazz. The Grammy Salute to Jazz pays tribute to jazz as an art form, as well as to the individuals who have helped shape modern jazz.

The President’s Merit Award will be presented to Golson, Hendricks and Silver for outstanding achievement and contributions to jazz and the music community. There will also be live performances by the honorees and by vocalist Al Jarreau.

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