the National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center, will present the 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. Held during Jazz Appreciation Month, this concert will honor the 2015 NEA Jazz Masters, recipients of the nation's highest honor in jazz, and will be hosted by jazz musician and bassist, composer, and educator Christian McBride.
The 2015 NEA Jazz Masters are:
Carla Bley(Willow, New York)—keyboardist, composer, arranger, bandleader
George Coleman(New York, New York)—saxophonist, composer, educator
Charles Lloyd (Santa Barbara, California)—saxophonist, flutist, composer
Joe Segal (Chicago, Illinois)—jazz presenter and club owner