Thu April 22, 2021

2021 NEA JAZZ MASTERS TRIBUTE CONCERT

The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will host a special free online-only concert in honor of the 2021 NEA Jazz Masters--Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Henry Threadgill and Phil Schaap. 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater and actor Delroy Lindo will co-host this event, featuring recorded performances and tributes by acclaimed jazz musicians from all over the world including from iconic venues like Preservation Hall in New Orleans, and The Village Vanguard in New York.

With music director Miguel Zenón, the concert will include performances by NEA Jazz Masters Wynton Marsalis and Jason Marsalis (2011) and Dianne Reeves (2018), as well as Obed Calvaire, Avishai Cohen, Roman Filiu, Vince Giordano, Christopher Hoffman, Joe Lovano, Pedrito Martinez, Linda May Han Oh, Dan Nimmer, Danilo Pérez, David Virelles, Lizz Wright, and the SFJAZZ High School All Stars.

The event will also include video testimonials from NEA Jazz Masters Herbie Hancock (2004), Charles Lloyd (2015), and Wayne Shorter (1998), as well as Jon Faddis, Michelle Kinney, Jason Moran, and James Mtume.

Honoring:

* Terri Lyne Carrington drummer, composer, educator & producer
* Albert "Tootie" Heath percussionist, educator
* Henry Threadgill saxophonist, flautist, composer
* Phil Schaap archivist, educator, historian, and jazz radio host, recipient of the 2021 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy
The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will host a special free online-only concert in honor of the 2021 NEA Jazz Masters--Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Henry Threadgill and Phil Schaap. 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater and actor Delroy Lindo will co-host this event, featuring recorded performances and tributes by acclaimed jazz musicians from all over the world including from iconic venues like Preservation Hall in New Orleans, and The Village Vanguard in New York.

With music director Miguel Zenón, the concert will include performances by NEA Jazz Masters Wynton Marsalis and Jason Marsalis (2011) and Dianne Reeves (2018), as well as Obed Calvaire, Avishai Cohen, Roman Filiu, Vince Giordano, Christopher Hoffman, Joe Lovano, Pedrito Martinez, Linda May Han Oh, Dan Nimmer, Danilo Pérez, David Virelles, Lizz Wright, and the SFJAZZ High School All Stars.

The event will also include video testimonials from NEA Jazz Masters Herbie Hancock (2004), Charles Lloyd (2015), and Wayne Shorter (1998), as well as Jon Faddis, Michelle Kinney, Jason Moran, and James Mtume.

Honoring:

* Terri Lyne Carrington drummer, composer, educator & producer
* Albert "Tootie" Heath percussionist, educator
* Henry Threadgill saxophonist, flautist, composer
* Phil Schaap archivist, educator, historian, and jazz radio host, recipient of the 2021 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy
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