The New NEA Jazz Masters


The National Endowment for the Arts today named the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters. As announced in the NEA's news release, the winners are: Jack DeJohnette, Drummer, Keyboardist, Composer (born in Chicago, IL; lives in Willow, NY) Von Freeman, Saxophonist (born in Chicago, IL; lives in Chicago, IL) Charlie Haden, Bassist, Composer, Educator (born in Shenandoah, IA; lives in Agoura Hills, CA) Sheila Jordan, Vocalist, Educator (born in Detroit, MI; lives in Middleburgh, … [Read more...]