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Monday, February 17th, 2014

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCES 2014 ERTEGUN JAZZ HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

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JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCES 2014 ERTEGUN JAZZ HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES 

Betty Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elvin Jones, and Wes Montgomery to be honored at induction ceremony on June 9, 2014 in Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

 

New York, NY – February 17, 2014 – Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) announces Betty Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elvin Jones, and Wes Montgomery as the 2014 inductees into the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame (EJHF). After gaining the majority popular vote cast by jazz fans around the world, the newest EJHF class with be inducted on June 9, 2014, in a private induction ceremony at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, at JALC's home, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY. Viewers can tune in via live webcast at jalc.org/live.

Click here for more information about the 2014 EJHF inductees

The EJHF honors legendary artists or members of the jazz community based on thier singular dedication and outstanding contribution to jazz. To date, JALC has inducted 45 members into the EJHF and will continue to induct new members annually. This year’s inductees were nominated by a committee of select musicians and scholars and voted in by public vote from January 31 through February 14 and open to jazz fans around the world. This year’s nominating committee includes Ed Berger, Bill Charlap, Connie Crothers, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Vince Giordano, Ethan Iverson, Wynton Marsalis, Renee Rosnes, Dr. Ellen Rowe, Phil Schaap, and Loren Schoenberg.

This initiative is made possible through a generous gift from Ray and Barbara Dalio.

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners: Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, HSBC Premier, MasterCard, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and SiriusXM.