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2024 NEA Jazz Masters to be Celebrated at Free Events in Washington, DC

Annual Concert to Take Place April 13, 2024, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts & Streamed Online; Tickets Available to Reserve Beginning February 23.

The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will honor the 2024 NEA Jazz Masters— Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Willard Jenkins, and Amina Claudine Myers—with a concert on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. ET at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

In addition, the 2024 NEA Jazz Masters will also participate in a listening party at NPR on Saturday, April 13, and Willard Jenkins, recipient of the 2024 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy, will participate in a discussion and Q&A at Howard University on Thursday, April 11.

The concert is free and open to the public. Get complete details including how to get tickets to the one-night-only in-person concert at


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