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NEA set to host virtual '2020 Jazz Masters' concert / The Southern Maryland Chronicle

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The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will host a special online-only concert in honor of the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters-Dorthaan Kirk (A.B. Spellman Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy), Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman-on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater will emcee this premier event, which will include performances by acclaimed jazz musicians-including honorees McFerrin, Mitchell, and Workman-recorded from locations around the country. The 2020 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert is free to watch and will replace the previously scheduled concert at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco that was postponed due to COVID-19.

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