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Barbara Morrison Square Unveiled in Leimert Park
September 15, 2022
More than 300 community members attended the ceremony to honor Barbara Morrison, the legendary “Empress of Blues and Jazz”. ... read more »
The Mills Brothers Celebrate 100 Continuous Years of Musical Excellence
June 9, 2022
For over a century, The Mills Brothers have been one of the world’s preeminent vocal groups of all time. They are significant pioneers of African American music history—spearheading barrier-breaking impacts (racially and musically) on our society and the music industry worldwide ... read more »
Legendary Jazz & Blues Artist Barbara Morrison Passes at 72
March 24, 2022
Barbara Morrison came into the world on September 10, 1949. ... read more »
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Barbara Morrison Passes Away
March 17, 2022
The passing of jazz great Barbara Morrison shocked and saddened the international music world ... read more »
Morrison Performing Arts Center Presents Free Concerts
January 20, 2022
Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center presents the free “Inspired Sound Concert Series”  every Saturday at 8 p.m., at 4305 Degnan Blvd., Suite 101, in the Leimert Park district of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Barbara Morrison’s 6 Nights of New Year’s Eve Begins
December 27, 2021
Barbara Morrison's 6 Nights of New Year's Eve will make two stops at Los Angeles venues and be available to stream online until Friday.    The first three shows, presented by the California Jazz & Blues Museum and Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, are at The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, 4305 Degnan Blvd., No. 101, Los Angeles, and started on Sunday. ... read more »
Jazz Icon Herbie Hancock Virtually Honored at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
April 22, 2021
Barbara Morrison honors Hancock on International Jazz Day and raises funds for scholarship program. ... read more »
Leimert Park Heritage Festival Welcomes the World to its Home
September 12, 2019
Artists, artisans, exhibitors and vendors offered unique and exquisite one of a kind items from around the world, as well as locally sourced merchandise, food and services. ... read more »
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Ward AME WMS Jazz Fundraiser Attracts Huge Crowd
July 3, 2019
  More than 200 people attended “Smooth Jazz on 25th & Magnolia” fundraiser sponsored by theWard AME Church’s Artishia Wilkerson Jordan WMS on June 22. Guests enjoyed lunch as they listened to music by Kirk Wilson & ... read more »
Inspirational Comedian Barrie Highlights Ward AME’s ‘Smooth Jazz’ Brunch
June 19, 2019
Inspirational comedian Lester Barrie promises to keep the audience laughing as he emcees the event, “Smooth Jazz on 25th & Magnolia.” The fundraiser takes place on Saturday, ... read more »
Ward AME Hosts Smooth Jazz Fundraiser
June 5, 2019
Many local artists will perform at “Smooth Jazz on 25th & Magnolia” on Saturday, June 22, at 3 p.m., at Ward AME Church, 1177 W. 25th St., ... read more »
Jazz Series Honors Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson
May 25, 2018
Parkside EDC will present an evening of the music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson on June 27 as part of its Jazz Cool Down series in Leimert Park. The series, held at LA Third Church, benefits college scholarships for students from Dorsey and Crenshaw High Schools and features LA jazz luminaries such as Barbara Morrison, Ernie Watts and Roy Gaines. ... read more »
The California Jazz and Blues Museum
June 29, 2017
Based in Leimert Park, the museum pays homage to local legends of jazz and blues ... read more »
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