L-R: Jack DeJohnette, Ron Carter, Sheila Jordan, Jimmy Owens. Michael G. Stewart/NEA hide caption

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The 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Concert WBGO-FM

Sheila Jordan, Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Haden, Jimmy Owens and Von Freeman are honored. Watch live.

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Von Freeman and his working band play weekly in Chicago, but it took a German jazz festival to bring out a recording of that group. Michael Jackson/Premonition Records hide caption

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