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Highlights In Jazz Presents George Wein with Award

Jazzed Magazine • News • May 23, 2013

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Highlights In Jazz producer Jack Kleinsinger presented George Wein with his group’s annual award to honor living jazz legends for their “matchless musical achievements.”

Previous honorees have included Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, Frank Wess, Roy Haynes, Maxine Sullivan, Hank Jones, Sonny Fortune and Dr. Billy Taylor to name a few. Jack Kleinsinger, a former assistant attorney general for the State of New York, has been presenting jazz concerts continuously since 1973, making Highlights In Jazz New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series.

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