Jazz Masters Moments

Series produced by National Endowment for the Arts

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NEA Jazz Masters Moments highlight the jazz greats honored through the NEA Jazz Masters, a comprehensive program of jazz support.

NEA Jazz Masters Moments highlight the jazz greats honored through the NEA Jazz Masters, a comprehensive program of jazz support that includes the NEA Jazz Masters Award, an NEA Jazz Masters tour with performances and educational activities, radio programming, a compilation CD, educational resources, and publications and reports. Nearly 100 radio segments feature eighteen NEA Jazz Masters, providing musical samples, historical information, and first-person anecdotes designed to give listeners added insight into the artists and their art.

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130 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron on Hearing Coltrane Live; Improvisation; Yusef Lateef; and Moving to NYC.

Bought by KCSM, WICR, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 8
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NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard on Rejecting Categories; Chicago; Composing; Early Influences; Early Band; Founding AACM; and Listening Habits.

Bought by KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 7
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NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef on Joining Dizzy's Big Band; Finding One's Voice; Lifetime Student; and Musical Beginnings.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 9
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Three short pieces featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WUSF, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 10
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Five short pieces featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Three short pieces featuring trombonist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WUSF, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Four short pieces with and about the man behind the Marsalis musicianship, 2011 NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis.

Bought by KBEM, WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WART FM and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:29
  • Purchases: 9
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Four Jazz Moments featuring flutist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master, Hubert Laws.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WART FM, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 9
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Two Moments featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Jason Marsalis

Bought by KBEM, WRTI, KCSM, Delmarva Public Media, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:29
  • Purchases: 12
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Three Moments featuring trumpeter, bandleader, and 2011 NEA Jazz Master, Wynton Marsalis.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WART FM, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 8
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Six Moments with 2011 NEA Jazz Master, composer, and arranger Johnny Mandel.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Five Moments with producer and 2011 NEA Jazz Master Orrin Keepnews.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WART FM, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 9
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4 "Moments" with trumpeter, flugelhornist, and advocate, Jimmy Owens.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 9
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5 Moments with vocalist and NEA Jazz Master, Sheila Jordan.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WICR, WART FM, WUSF and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 9
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4 Moments with legendary drummer and NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 10

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 6
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3 Moments with tenor saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman.

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, WART FM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Three short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Mose Allison. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Sirius-XM, we learn about M...

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, Prairie Public, Harford Community Radio, WICR and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 14
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Three short "Moments" featuring alto saxophonist and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Lou Donaldson. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Siriu...

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, Harford Community Radio, KJZX-Austin, WART FM and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 10
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Three short "Moments" featuring 2013 NEA Jazz Master, LORRAINE GORDON. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Sirius-XM, we learn abou...

Bought by WRTI, KCSM, KJZX-Austin, WART FM, WUSF and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 10