June 24th, 2016
Dick Hyman named The National Endowment for the Arts 2017 Jazz Master
The New York Times reports The National Endowment for the Arts has named its 2017 NEA Jazz Masters: the musicians - Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dave Holland, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Dick Hyman - and the jazz historian Ira Gitler. Each will each receive $25,000 and be honored at a tribute concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington on April 3, 2017.
Hyman is currently finishing up a new release at Avatar Studios.
For the complete NY Times story, click HERE