Awardees

2008 HONOREES
UCLA Duke Ellington Masters of Jazz Award
Hank Jones

 

Musician’s Musician Lifetime Achievement Award
Benny Green

 

2006 HONOREES
UCLA Duke Ellington Masters of Jazz Award
Terry Gibbs
Lalo Schifrin

 

Musician’s Musician Lifetime Achievement Award
Buddy Collette
Mike Melvoin

 

Claudia Mitchell-Kernan Award for Contributions to Scholarship and Education in the Field of Jazz
Ann Paterson

 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Howard Rumsey

 

2005 HONOREES
The Friends of Jazz at UCLA Humanitarian Award
David L. Abell

 

2004 HONOREES
UCLA Duke Ellington Masters of Jazz Award
Hubert Laws
James Moody
Horace Silver
Nancy Wilson

 

Musician’s Musician Lifetime Achievement Award
Gerald Wiggins
Snooky Young

 

2003 HONOREES
Claudia Mitchell-Kernan Award For Contributions To Scholarship And Education In The Field of Jazz
Claudia Mitchell-Kernan

 

The Friends of Jazz at UCLA Humanitarian Award
Tony Bennett

 

The UCLA Duke Ellington Master of Jazz Award
Louie Bellson
Gerald Wilson
Clark Terry
Benny Carter