Posted by: lesterlives | May 11, 2016

Filmmaker receives $20,000 grant from NEA for President of Beauty

Wayne Shorter

Henry Ferrini, shown with jazz icon Wayne Shorter, who appears in his film in progress, has won a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the arts to complete a documentary about jazz legend Lester young.

Henry Ferrini, a Gloucester documentary filmmaker, is among the recipients who received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), which gave out more than $82 million for projects across the country.

Ferrini received an Art Works award of $20,000 to help fund the production of his ongoing documentary film about iconic jazz saxophonist Lester Young (1909-1959).

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Filmmaker wins $20,000 to finish jazz documentary

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