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2019 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

Monday, April 15, 2019 8:00 PM

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The National Endowment for the Arts honors the 2019 NEA Jazz Masters—Stanley Crouch, Bob Dorough, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Maria Schneider—with a free concert. RESERVATIONS UPDATE AS OF 3/14: Reservations for this event are filled and have closed. Tickets will be available the night of the concert on a first-come, first-served basis to those in a giveaway line. Patrons without reservations are encouraged to arrive from 5:30–7:45 p.m. to receive any available tickets.

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The National Endowment for the Arts honors the 2019 NEA Jazz Masters—Stanley Crouch, Bob Dorough, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Maria Schneider—with a free concert hosted by Jason Moran, Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz. 

WATCH THE CONCERT LIVE ONLINE:



This evening of performances by world-renowned musicians pays tribute to the NEA Jazz Masters’ careers, with performances by Jay Anderson, Steve Berger, Terence Blanchard, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kurt Elling, Sullivan FortnerBill Goodwin, Cleave Guyton, Noah Jackson, 2012 NEA Jazz Master Sheila JordanGrace Kelly, Frank Kimbrough, Christian McBride, Charles McPherson, Jason Moran, David Murray, Pat O’Leary, Scott Robinson, and J D Walter.

Ticket details:
Patrons with reservations for this concert should bring their printed reservation confirmations to the Kennedy Center Hall of Nations Box Office on Monday, April 15 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. to receive their tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. All reservation confirmations not presented to the box office by 7:45 p.m. will be released and distributed through a ticket giveaway line.

Tickets for walk-up patrons will be available the night of the concert on a first-come, first-served basis to those in a giveaway line. Patrons who do not reserve tickets in advance are encouraged to arrive from 5:30–7:45 p.m. to receive tickets via the giveaway line.

If you or a member of your party requires accessible locations or seating in the sign-interpreted and captioned section, please indicate your needs when making your reservation and upon picking up your tickets. Please contact the Accessibility Office at (202) 416-8727 or access@kennedy-center.org if you have any questions or would like to request an accommodation.