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

The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will celebrate the 2024 NEA Jazz Masters at a series of public events April 11-13, 2024, in Washington, DC, culminating in a free tribute concert on Saturday, April 13. The 2024 recipients—Gary Bartz, Terence Blanchard, Willard Jenkins, and Amina Claudine Myers—are the latest in a 40-plus year history of the National Endowment for the Arts honoring individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz. The April 13 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert is free and open to the public and available through a live webcast and radio broadcast. 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.

Hugh Ragin -- The Sun Ra Project

Get ready for a mind-bending journey into the cosmic realms of sound and light at Lumonics Light and Sound Gallery every third Friday of every month. Join us for an unforgettable Sun Ra event featuring the extraordinary talents of trumpeter Dr. Hugh Ragin, Electronic Music keyboardist Sean Winters, and Percussionist Janine Santana. Immerse yourself in a sonic adventure accompanied by mesmerizing visuals, as Janine Santana andTAVN.org present a captivating short art film. Step into the surreal world of beautiful light sculptures, where every pulse and beat is synchronized with the ethereal glow. This sensory immersion experience promises an evening of boundless creativity and artistic expression. Don't miss the chance to be part of this cosmic celebration in the spirit of Sun Ra at Lumonics Light and Sound Gallery in Denver, Colorado. Secure your spot now with advance tickets priced at $20, or grab them at the door for $25. The magic begins at 7pm Mountain Time – be there to witness the convergence of music, art, and light like never before! #SunRaEvent #LumonicsGallery #CosmicJourney #DenverArtsScene Purchase tickets and get more information at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/immersive-jazz-art-concert-series-1870349

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Sun Ra Project is Produced by TAVN.org

The Venue is located at Lumonics

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