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BMI Congratulates its 2018 NEA Jazz Masters Joanne Brackeen and Pat Metheny

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From News, posted 6.15.17 BMI is proud to announce that renowned jazz pianist Joanne Brackeen and guitar legend Pat Metheny will receive the nation’s highest honor in jazz when they become NEA Jazz Masters in April 2018. Both composers, educators and performers are receiving this honor for their lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to… Read more...


A Conversation With Jazz Great Joanne Brackeen

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.07.16 Groundbreaking pianist and composer Joanne Brackeen has been called “a maelstrom on the keys” by NPR, while All About Jazz proclaims her “one of jazz’s most prized possessions: a virtuoso pianist and master composer who epitomizes the history and evolution of jazz from tradition to free, and everything in between,… Read more...


BMI Composer Joanne Brackeen to Receive BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award at Kennedy Center

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From News, posted 10.10.14 This evening, acclaimed jazz pianist and innovative BMI composer Joanne Brackeen will be awarded the BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award at Washington, D.C.’s, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The award “honors living jazz masters from the mid-Atlantic region who have achieved distinction in jazz performance and education,”… Read more...