Frank Wess accepts the Flutist of the Year Award from writer Elzy Kolb of Hot House magazine during the Jazz Journalists Association’s 2009 Jazz Awards at the Jazz Standard (NYC) on June 16, 2009. Wess has performed and recorded recently with pianist Hank Jones, and with a nonet; besides playing tenor saxophone with the Count […]
Multi-instrumentalist Frank Wess is being honored as one of the most influential and innovative flutists in jazz history. NEA’s press release: Seven Living Legends Of American Music Are Named As New National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters October 6, 2006 at 9:00 PM EDT Standing before an audience of jazz fans at Washington’s Lincoln […]
EVENING ALSO PAYS TRIBUTE TO JAMES MOODY, DR. BILLY TAYLOR, CLARK TERRY, AND JOE WILDER, WITH PRESENTATION OF THE JUILLIARD PRESIDENT’S MEDALWITH APPEARANCES BY GUEST ARTISTS BENNY GOLSON AND AUDRA McDONALD Saxophonist Frank Wess joins the line-up at Juilliard Jazz’s Tribute to Jazz Legends, a special evening on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at 8 PM […]
Multi-instrumentalist Frank Wess is being honored as one of the most influential and innovative flutists in jazz history.