NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship

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The NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships of the NEA, National Endowment for the Arts , are awarded annually to up to seven (established) jazz musicians in recognition of their life's work to date. It is the highest official honor for jazz musicians in the USA .

The award comes with a cash prize of $ 25,000 for each artist. In addition, the NEA jazz program organizes numerous events, in particular the Jazz Masters Live series , during which excellent artists can take part in concerts, master classes and lectures.

NEA Jazz Masters

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  1. National Endowment for the Arts Announces $ 135,000 in NEA Jazz Masters Live Grants ( Memento of the original from July 11, 2012 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Report on the NEA website of January 11, 2012, accessed on July 11, 2012 (English) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. NEA Jazz Masters Include Roscoe Mitchell and Dorthaan Kirk in The New York Times (2019)