2022 NEA JAZZ MASTERS TRIBUTE CONCERT
THU, MAR 31, 2022 · 7:30PM PT
SFJAZZ CENTER, MINER AUDITORIUM & FREE STREAMING EVENT
On Thursday, March 31 at 7:30PM PT (10:30PM ET), the National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will honor the 2022 NEA Jazz Masters – Stanley Clarke, Donald Harrison, Jr., Billy Hart, and Cassandra Wilson. The concert will kick off a year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the program with a free concert and online broadcast from the SFJAZZ Center.
This free and open to the public concert event will be hosted by 2018 NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves, and include performances by 2022 honorees Stanley Clarke, Billy Hart, and Donald Harrison, Jr., as well as Jeremiah Collier, Joe Dyson, Ethan Iverson, Dan Kaufman, Salar Nader, Noriatsu Naraoka, Ruslan Sirota, Ben Street, and Mark Turner, as well as the SFJAZZ Collective: Matt Brewer, Etienne Charles, Martin Luther McCoy, Gretchen Parlato, Chris Potter, David Sanchez, Kendrick Scott, Edward Simon, and Warren Wolf, plus Skylar Tang, a 16-year-old trumpeter and a member of the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars.
The evening will also include remarks by NEA Chair Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson and Founder and Executive Artistic Director of SFJAZZRandall Kline.
How to Watch:The live webcast of the 2022 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert will begin on March 31 at 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET at arts.gov and sfjazz.org and on Facebook. An archive of the webcast available following the event at arts.gov.
In addition, the following websites will also share the live webcast: All About Jazz and Jazz Near You, Blues Alley, BMI, DownBeat, Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz, JazzTimes, KQED, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Museum of American History, NPR Music, WBGO, WRTI, WZUM, Voice of America’s Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Creole, English to Africa, French to Africa, Georgian, Macedonian, Persian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Ukrainian services, and VOA Zimbabwe’s Ndebeleand Shona sections. (Subject to change.)
How to Listen:The following radio stations will share the radio broadcast of the event: KCSM 91.1 FM(San Mateo, CA), KKJZ (Los Angeles, CA), SiriusXM Channel 67 Real Jazz, WBGO 88.3 FM (Newark, NJ), WDCB 90.9 FM (Chicago, IL), WPFW 89.3 FM (Washington, DC), and WZUM 88.1 FM (Pittsburgh, PA). (Subject to change. Radio broadcasts may occur at later times; contact the radio stations for more information.)