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NEA Announces 2018 Jazz Masters

On June 12, the National Endowment for the Arts announced the recipients of the 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship—the nation’s highest honor in jazz—during Pat Metheny’s performance with Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh and Gwilym Simcock at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the DC Jazz Festival. This year’s … Read More “NEA Announces 2018 Jazz Masters”

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Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival To Celebrate Abbey Lincoln on May 4

The Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival, an annual Kennedy Center event honoring women in jazz, will celebrate the life and career of vocalist and NEA Jazz Master Abbey Lincoln with a concert on May 4 at 8 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. Performers at this year’s festival include 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne … Read More “Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival To Celebrate Abbey Lincoln on May 4”

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