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NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross

From: National Endowment for the Arts
Series: Jazz Masters Moments
Length: 08:30

NEA Jazz Master Annie Ross on The Contest that Launched Her Career; Being Raised in Hollywood; Working with Lambert and Hendricks; Recording "Singing a Song of Basie"; Then and Now; and Beginnings of "Vocalese". Read the full description.

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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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Piece Description

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.

Transcript

Please email kampea@arts.gov for transcripts.
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Additional Credits

If you have any questions please contact Liz Mehaffey (mehaffeye@arts.gov) or Adam Kampe (kampea@arts.gov) at the NEA.

Related Website

http://www.nea.gov/national/jazz/index.html