AWARDS

  • 2007 Washington DC Hall of Fame - Post Humous Award
  • 2005 The Jazz Cruise - Hall of Fame
  • 2004 Recording Academy Washington DC Chapter - Board of Governors Award
  • 2004 September 11 proclaimed Keter Betts Day in Silver Spring, MD
  • 2003 Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation - Living Legacy Jazz Award
  • 2002 National Visionary Leadership Program Honors
  • 2001 Howard University Benny Golson Jazz Master Award
  • 1999 The Community Foundation Linowes Leadership Award for Community Service
  • 1999 The Listening Group of Washington DC Honors Award
  • 1998 Greater Mount Nebo AME Church - Living Hope Award
  • 1997 Pieces of a Dream - Appreciation Award
  • 1997 Received Keys to the City of Miami Beach
  • 1997 The Friends of Suitland High Visual & Performing Arts
  • 1997 Frances Hughes Glendening - A Celebration in the Arts
  • 1997 D.C. Federation of Musicians
  • 1994 Washington Area Music Association - Hall of Fame
  • 1992 Strathmore Center for the Arts - Strathmore Hall Foundation Honors
  • 1991 International Society of Jazz Educators
  • 1986 United Supreme Council 33 - Supreme Council Citation
  • 1984 August 17th proclaimned Keter Betts Day - Port Chester, NY
  • 1946 Portchester High School Senior Year Voted Class Musician