Music

USA Fellows

Representing nine creative disciplines, each USA Fellow receives an unrestricted $50,000 award and recognition as one of America’s most accomplished and innovative artists. To view panelists from 2006-2016, click here.

Raven Chacon

USA Distinguished Fellow

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  • Vijay Iyer

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Eddy Kwon

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Mike Reed

    USA Doris Duke Fellow

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  • Dianne Reeves

    USA Doris Duke Fellow

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  • Randy Weston

    USA Doris Duke Fellow

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  • Maya Beiser

    USA Distinguished Fellow

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  • David Lang

    USA Distinguished Fellow

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  • Rudresh Mahanthappa

    USA Distinguished Fellow

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  • Joe Louis Walker

    USA Oliver Fellow

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  • Invincible ill Weaver

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Shara Nova

    USA Knight Fellow

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  • Jasiri X

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Alison Brown

    USA Berresford Fellow

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  • Daoud Haroon

    USA Lowe Fellow

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  • Meshell Ndegeocello

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Jack DeJohnette

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Colin Jacobsen & Eric Jacobsen

    USA Cummings Fellows

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  • Claire Lynch

    USA Walker Fellow

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  • Joanie Madden

    USA Friends Fellow

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  • Tony Trischka

    USA Friends Fellow

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  • Manuel Barrueco

    USA Fontanals Fellow

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  • Mary Ellen Childs

    USA Friends Fellow

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  • Lila Downs

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • George Lewis

    USA Walker Fellow

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  • Sean Shepherd

    USA Van Dusen Fellow

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  • Sxip Shirey

    USA Simon Fellow

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  • Holcombe Waller

    USA Berresford Fellow

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  • Uri Caine

    USA Walker Fellow

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  • Gabriela Lena Frank

    USA Walker Fellow

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  • Rob Ickes

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Guy Klucevsek

    USA Collins Fellow

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  • Rahim AlHaj

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Muhal Richard Abrams

    USA Prudential Fellow

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  • Cyro Baptista

    USA Walker Fellow

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  • Ella Jenkins

    USA Collins Fellow

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  • Danongan Kalanduyan

    USA Broad Fellow

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  • Hannibal Lokumbe

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Lionel Loueke

    USA Prudential Fellow

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  • Daniel Plonsey

    USA Broad Fellow

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  • Robert Cazimero

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Chris Jonas & Molly Sturges

    USA Simon Fellow

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  • Wu Man

    USA Broad Fellow

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  • Stephen Scott

    USA Simon Fellow

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  • Henry Threadgill

    USA Prudential Fellow

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  • Don Byron

    USA Prudential Fellow

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  • Michael Doucet

    USA Collins Fellow

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  • Leila Josefowicz

    USA Cummings Fellow

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  • Jason Moran

    USA Prudential Fellow

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  • John Santos

    USA Fontanals Fellow

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  • Evan Ziporyn

    USA Walker Fellow

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  • John Luther Adams

    USA Ford Fellow

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  • Natividad Cano

    USA Rockefeller Fellow 

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  • Bill Frisell & Jim Woodring

    USA Rasmuson Fellow

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  • Ali Akbar Khan

    USA Glover Fellow

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  • Lourdes Perez

    USA Stevens Fellow

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