[JPL] Fwd: 2009 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert Friday, October 17th

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Tue Oct 14 00:53:27 EDT 2008


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2009 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert Friday,  October 17th

Dana Gioia, Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts will host the
2009 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert featuring the Jazz at
Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in a program dedicated
to the honorees’ works.  Special guest performances to be made
by 2009 NEA Jazz Masters George Benson, James “Jimmy” Cobb,
Lee Konitz and “Toots” Thielemans.
The concert will include video biographies of each 2009 NEA Jazz
Master as well as a jam session with previously named NEA Jazz Masters
and the 2009 honorees.
WHERE
Frederick P. Rose Hall
Broadway at 60th Street – through Jazz at Lincoln Center marquee
to JAZZ elevators to 5th floor press check-in table.

WHEN
Friday, October 17, 2008
6:15-7:15pm
Pre-concert talk with NEA Chair Dana Gioia and 2009 Masters Rose Theater
7:15pm
Photo op with over 25 previously named Jazz Masters and 2009 Class
Noble Studio
8 pm
 Awards Ceremony and Concert
 Rose Theater


WHY
The 2009 NEA Jazz Masters—George Benson, Jimmy Cobb, Lee Konitz,
“Snooky” Young, “Toots” Thielemnas and Rudy
Van Gelder are joining the roster of 80 other jazz greats who have
found new and expanded opportunities to reach out to the public
through the NEA Jazz Masters and Jazz in the Schools programs.

RSVP To attend the October 17th events, Jazz at Lincoln Center or the
2009 NEA Jazz Masters, please contact Rebecca Bell Sorensen at:
612-968-0772 or email: beccabe at hotmail.com

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