National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) American Jazz Master Award Presented to Art Farmer — at International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE) 26th Annual Conference, Anaheim, California – January 9, 1999

Several items are shown:  Art Farmer presented with the NEA Jazz Masters Award by Bill Ivey, NEA Chairman and Dr. Billy Taylor, Master of Ceremonies.  Art Farmer and Dave Brubeck (both Jazz Masters) sitting on their designated seats. Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, The Gerald Wilson Orchestra performed, among others.   Invitations sent to Art Farmer to attend the reception for The European Jazz Festivals Organisation on January 8 and the reception on January 9 honoring the three 1999 NEA American Jazz Masters Fellowship Recipients, and Art Farmer’s name tag: NEA “American Jazz Master.”  The cover of the NEA softcover book that was produced each year which includes the names and biographies of Jazz Masters from previous years, as well as, the new Jazz Masters. The page about Art Farmer is also shown.  The last item shown is the printed program for the 9th Annual American Jazz Masters Fellowships Awards Concert Honoring Dave Brubeck, Art Farmer and Joe Henderson (not present). (Click on the image to download the complete pdf.)

American Jazz Masters Fellowships Awards Concert program Click on image to download full 7 page brochure.