Each year since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has conferred the NEA Jazz Masters award to living legends in recognition of their outstanding contributions to jazz. With this new class, 132 awards have been given to great figures of jazz in America, including Count Basie, George Benson, Art Blakey, Dave Brubeck, Betty Carter, and more.
The 2014 class of NEA Jazz Masters are Jamey Aebersold, Anthony Braxton, Richard Davis, and Keith Jarrett. Congratulations to this year's honorees!
Director: Anya Bourg
Interviewer: Josephine Reed
Camera: Donald Lee
Sound: Eric Kerchner
Editor: Tom Honeysett
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