In honor of the 2023 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters—Regina Carter, Kenny Garrett, Louis Hayes, and Sue Mingus. This event marks the culmination of the 40th anniversary of the NEA Jazz Masters. The highlight of this annual celebration of jazz will be a tribute concert.

The 2023 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert will take place Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. ET at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater in Washington, DC, and available through a LIVE webcast and radio broadcast. Hosted by Mark Ruffin of SiriusXM’s Real Jazz channel (67), this one-night-only concert will honor the 2023 NEA Jazz Masters, recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. The concert will feature performances by honorees Regina Carter, Kenny Garrett, and Louis Hayes. 

The Carr Center is proud to have been invited alongside some of the most prestigious jazz organizations in the country to participate in a special LIVE webcast of this historic night.

All About Jazz, The Apollo, Blues Alley, BMI, Carr Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Journalists Association, JazzTimes, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Jazz Museum of Harlem, National Museum of American History, NPR Music, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, SJFAZZ, WBGO, WDCB, WRTI, WZUM