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Recognition Awards to Barry Harris for
Outstanding Devotion to Music and Education

Recognition Award
  Oct. 22, 2000  Dr. Harris inducted into the American Jazz Hall of Fame for lifetime achievements & contributions to the world of Jazz    NJ Jazz Society Institute of Jazz Studies
The State University of New Jersey-Rutgers 
  April 24, 1999 1999 Mentor Award    Manhattan Country School
  Sept. 19, 1998 Lifetime Achievements Award
For Contributions To The Music World from the National Association of Negro Musicians
  The High Cs of Westchester, Inc Branch, Tarrytown, NY
  Sept. 15, 1998 Congratulatory Letter as a Jazz Musician and Educator   U.S. White House
  May 24, 1998 Flo-Bert Award   NY Community Celebrates National Tap Dance Day at Town Hall
  Oct. 26, 1997 Dizzy Gillespie Achievement Award   The Bloomingdale Area Coalition
  Sept. 27, 1997 Recognition of Excellence in Jazz Music and Education   The World Stage and Leimert Park, California
  Nov. 13, 1996 Living Legacy Jazz Award
Presented at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing in Washington D.C.
  The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Presented by Alan W. Cooper – Executive Director
  Dec. 14, 1995 Doctor of Arts - Honorary Degree   Northwestern University (board of Trustees)
  Nov. 1995 Special Presidential Award
Recognition of Dedication and Commitment to the Pursuance of Artistic Excellence in Jazz Performance and Education
  International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE)
  Sept. 19, 1995 Honorary Jazz Award   House of Representatives
  July 8, 1995 Acknowledgment for Past and Present Contribution to Jazz   The Greater Jamaica Development Corp
  May 15, 1995 Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to Jazz Education   International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE) - Tokyo, Japan
  Nov. 29, 1994 NY University SCE Jazz Fellow Award   New York University
  1993 Jazz Camp - Jazz Masters Award   City Stages – Birmingham Festival
  Oct. 24, 1993 The Heritage Award   Cultural Crossroads Inc. Brooklyn, NY
  April 25, 1993 Musician & Humanitarian Award   Harlem School of the Arts
  Feb. 21, 1993 The John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie Memorial   Transfiguration Lutheran Church, Harlem , NY - Presented by Rev. Dr. James E. Gunther, Pastor
  Dec. 5, 1992 Family Award for Musical Excellence (FAME)   Manna House Workshops, Inc.
  Feb. 24, 1992 Contributions to Dance Award   T. Pratt & NY Dance Association
  1991 North Sea “Bird” Award - Jazz Musician of the Year   Jazz Festival Congress Centre, The Hague Holland
  June 1991 Certificate of Appreciation Award for Devotion to Children and Education   P.S. 289 Chorus
  March 24, 1990 Recognition of Devotion to the Growth of Children   District 17 Choir - Brooklyn, NY 
  1989 Award For Excellence In The Arts   Manhattan Borough President: David N. Dinkins
  Oct. 12, 1984 A Tribute to Independent and Progressive Educators   NY Institute for Social Therapy and Research
  Dec. 2, 1983 Jazz Master Award   The Afro-American Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  April 30, 1982 For the Preservation and Proliferation of “The Jazz Heritage”   The Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

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