AWARDS

NW JAZZ INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR
Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards 2016

OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO JAZZ EDUCATION 
International Association for Jazz Education 2000

MODEL TOURING ARTIST
California Arts Council 2000

BAY AREA BEST
San Francisco Examiner Magazine
2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

BEST NEW ARTIST
Brad Mehldau, Dmitri Matheny, Stefon Harris, Ravi Coltrane
JazzTimes International Readers Poll 1999

TALENT DESERVING WIDER RECOGNITION
46th Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll 1998

TOP 10 JAZZ RECORDINGS OF THE YEAR
Oakland Tribune 1998

BLUE CHIP JAZZ CD AWARDS
Jazz Educators Journal 1998

BEST JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR
San Francisco Bay Guardian 1996

THE YEAR'S BEST RECORDINGS
Jazz Educators Journal 1996

10 BEST JAZZ RECORDINGS OF THE YEAR
JazzIz Magazine Critics Picks 1995