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Signature Events

2024 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

Saturday, April 13th, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with The NEA Jazz Masters & The Kennedy Center.

We will be hosting a special live stream of The 2024 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on Saturday April 13th at 730pm (ET) here on our website below.

The concert features: Amina Claudine Myers, Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard and Williard Jenkins.

Since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded 173 fellowships to great figures in jazz, such as Toshiko Akiyoshi, Regina Carter, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Donald Harrison, Jr., Yusef Lateef, Abbey Lincoln, Sue Mingus, Eddie Palmieri, Sonny Rollins, and Wayne Shorter. Explore the NEA’s website for photos and bios of all of the NEA Jazz Masters, as well as archived concerts, video tributes, podcasts, and more than 350 NEA Jazz Moments audio clips. The National Endowment for the Arts has also supported the Smithsonian Jazz Oral History Program, an effort to document the lives and careers of nearly 100 NEA Jazz Masters.