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Zeena Parkins, Roscoe Mitchell and Matana Roberts receive grants

Zeena Parkins and Roscoe Mitchell have been awarded one of this year's Doris Duke Performing Arts Awards, with Matana Roberts granted a Doris Duke Impact Award. Parkins and Mitchell will receive $275,000 each, and Roberts will receive $80,000.

The award has been running since 2011, funding those working in jazz, theatre and dance, spreading the grant across a period of one to three years. Matana Roberts was also recently awarded a Herb Alpert award in the arts.