• National Endowment for the Arts Announces Jazz Masters

    13 days ago - By NY Times

    Its 2022 class includes the bassist Stanley Clarke, the drummer Billy Hart, the vocalist Cassandra Wilson and the saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr.
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  • Cassandra Wilson

    13 days ago - By Arts

    Cassandra Wilson
    Don Ball
    Fri, 07/16/2021 - 17:41
    Profile Type
    NEA Jazz Master
    Image
    Cassandra Wilson-Photo by Mark Seliger.jpg
    Date of Birth
    Sun, 12/04/1955 - 12:00
    City
    Jackson
    State
    Mississippi
    Bio
    Cassandra Wilson has used her distinctive voice and fascinating arrangements of standards, in not just jazz, but blues, country, and folk as well, to create a body of work that has expanded the definition of jazz. She has recorded more than 20 releases as a leader and has been featured on recordings by musicians such as Terence Blanchard, Bill Frisell, Charlie Haden , Angelique Kidjo, and...
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