Honors & Awards

Jim Hall’s career has garnered him many laudatory endorsements from around the world including:

Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters) granted by the French Minister of Culture and Communication in January 2006. (Photo: Jim listening to Kareen Rispal, Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of France. Click here to read her presentation.)

Choc Jazzman: On Monday, November 27 at the New Morning jazz club in Paris, Jim Hall was was named a “Choc Jazzman de l’année 2006.” He was unable to attend but sent a message in French. (Click here to read Jim’s Petit Discours de Remerciement)

America’s Jazz Master Fellowship (2004) bestowed by National Endowment for the Arts (click here to view NEA Jazz Master video)

the Danish Jazzpar Prize (1998) (to learn more about the JAZZPAR Prize, click here)