Music, opera, jazz (37 publications)

Great American voices military base tour : unforgettable melodies from opera & Broadway


Contributors:
Opera America
National Endowment for the Arts
Boeing Company
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2005
18 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 28 cm.

“Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Opera America … made possible by The Boeing Company.”

Subjects:
Opera

Jazz masters 1982-2011

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011
142p.
Subjects:
Jazz musicians

NEA jazz in the schools


Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2005
1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : col. ill. ; 22 cm.

Brochure describing NEA program Jazz in the Schools.

Subjects:
Jazz--Study and teaching

NEA jazz masters : America's highest honor in jazz


Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
vi, 98 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p.98) and selected discography for each performer.

Subjects:
Jazz musicians--United States--Biography
Jazz
Arts--Endowments

NEA jazz masters : America's highest honor in jazz


Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2009
iii, 13 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Jazz musicians--United States--Biography
Jazz
Arts--Endowments

NEA jazz masters : America's highest honor in jazz ; 25th anniversary

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007
iii, 14 p. : digital, PDF file.
Subjects:
Jazz
Arts--Endowments

NEA Jazz masters 2013

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Humanities, 2013
11p. : illustrations
Subjects:
Jazz
Jazz musicians--United States--Biography

NEA Jazz Masters 30th Anniversary

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2012
126p.

Profiles NEA Jazz Masters from 1982 to 2012 with brief biographies and selected discographies for all 124 honorees. Includes an essay on the 30th anniversary of the program by NEA Jazz Master Dan Morgenstern, and an audio CD of NEA-produced Jazz Moments, radio shorts of interviews with NEA Jazz Masters. January 2012.

Subjects:
Jazz
Jazz musicians--United States--Biography
Arts--Endowments

NEA jazz masters 30th anniversary : 1982-2012

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2012
148p.

Includes selected discographies for each musician

CD (Jazz moments) contains brief segments of interviews with jazz musicians on various subjects.

CD Tracks: Introduction by A. B. Spelman — Early inspiration from hearing live music : Kenny Barron, Muhal Richard Abrams, Marian McPartland, Buddy DeFranco — Early inspiration from radio & recordings : Jim Hall, Cedar Walton, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Dan Morgenstern, George Avakian — Early inspiration from teachers : Johnny Mandel, Ramsey Lewis, Curtis Fuller — First instruments : Roy Haynes, Yusef Lateef, George Benson, Lee Konitz, Jimmy Heath, Hubert Laws — FIrst performing experiences : Quincy Jones, Bobby Hutcherson, Buddy DeFranco, Annie Ross, McCoy Tyner, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Cobb, Chico Hamilton — Relating to audiences : Bobby Hutcherson, Slide Hampton — The art of improvisation : Lee Konitz, Jim Hall, Kenny Barron — Composing and arranging : Yusef Lateef, Jon Hendricks, Bill Holman, Frank Foster, Gerald Wilson, Johnny Mandel — Musical influences and mentors : Snooky Young, Frank Wess, Marian McPartland, Curtis Fuller, George Benson, Herbie Hancock — Jazz education : Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Kenny Barron, Dave Liebman — Why jazz? : George Benson, Jimmy Heath, Dave Brubeck

Subjects:
Jazz
Jazz musicians

NEA jazz masters : America’s highest honor in jazz

pdf of book
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2004
94p.
Subjects:
Jazz musicians