Grantee Grants & Awards

Ralph J. Gleason Award
In memory of music journalist Ralph J. Gleason, a major figure in the advancement of music in America in the 1960s, whose openness to new music and ideas transcended differences between generations and styles.

December 2004 - Bill Monroe/Tom Ewing

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 2003 - Arhoolie Foundation

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 2002 - Save Our Sounds: The Zuni Tapes

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 2001 - Pete Seeger

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 2000 - Dr. Ralph Stanley

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 1999 - Los Lobos

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 1998 - Dan Bern

Ralph J. Gleason Award

December 1997 - Charles Brown

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 1996 - Ornette Coleman

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000

December 1995 - Mike Seeger

Ralph J. Gleason Award
Amount: $10,000