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Postcard from 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Celebration

January 17, 2012 by Rocco Landesman 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens performs at the January 10 concert celebration. Photo by Michael G. Stewart Last week we celebrated the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters, and as I was saying to [NEA Music Director] Wayne Brown, I thought this was our best Jazz Masters yet. We began […]

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Art Works Podcast: Jack DeJohnette, Part Two

January 12, 2012 By Josephine Reed Portrait of Jack DeJohnette by Michael G. Stewart This week’s podcast is the second half of our conversation with legendary drummer and 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette. DeJohnette’s wide-ranging style makes him a dynamic sideman and bandleader, and he has played with virtually every major jazz figure from […]

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Art Works Podcast: Jack DeJohnette

January 5, 2012 By Josephine Reed Jack DeJohnette on the drums. Photo by Ernest Gregory This week’s podcast is the first of a two-part interview with legendary drummer and 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette. The Chicago-born, New York-based musician has played with virtually every major jazz figure from the 1960s on, including NEA Jazz […]

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