Thu, Apr 2 2020 | 7:30 PM
The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will honor 2020 NEA Jazz Masters Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, Reggie Workman, and Dorthaan Kirk—who is the recipient of the A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy— with the nation’s highest honor in jazz. This free-to-the-public concert event will feature performances by stars of the jazz world. As is has been in past years, the concert will be available to worldwide audiences via a live webcast.
More information about this event, as well as other related NEA Jazz Masters events in San Francisco, including a listening party with in-depth conversations about the honorees, and education activities featuring the 2020 Jazz Masters will be announced at a later date.
Tickets available: February 2020
For more information about the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters, visit arts.gov/honors/jazz.
NEA JAZZ MASTERS AT SFJAZZ
During the 2019-20 Season, SFJAZZ will present numerous NEA Jazz Masters throughout the year including Ahmad Jamal, Bobby McFerrin, Dianne Reeves, Kenny Barron, Jack DeJohnette, Eddie Palmieri, Abdullah Ibrahim, Benny Golson, Maria Schneider, and Jason Marsalis.