NEA Jazz Master – American Jazz Masters Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts was presented at the International Association of Jazz Educators Conference in January 1999
Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art, First Class – Highest Austrian Award for Arts and Sciences awarded by the President of Austria in honor of Art Farmer’s 70th birthday in 1998
Induction into the American Jazz Hall of Fame – A joint project of the New Jersey Jazz Society and the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University – Newark in 1998
The Austrian Gold Medal of Merit “Goldene Verdienstzeichen des Landes Wien” in June 1994
Salute to Art Farmer at the New York Brass Conference for Scholarships in 1989.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 2001