The Contemporary Arts Center will host a live viewing party of the NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert Webcast on Monday, January 14. Doors will open at 5:30pm for a happy hour in the Spun Cafe at the CAC.
The annual NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert will be held at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, in New York City. The event will feature NEA Jazz Masters performing tributes to the 2013 honorees: Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, Lorraine Gordon (A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Award for Jazz Advocacy), and Eddie Palmieri.
Wynton Marsalis, NEA Jazz Master (2011) and Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director, will emcee the concert. NEA Jazz Masters Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, and Jimmy Cobb will make up a featured trio in an evening of performances that will also include Paquito D'Rivera, Sheila Jordan, Dave Liebman, and Randy Weston, as well as 2013 NEA Jazz Masters Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, and Eddie Palmieri.