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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 »
National Museum of African American Music Opens in Nashville 
March 26, 2021
From rock and roll to blues, jazz, and hip-hop, music is as much the African American way of life as the afro was Black people's style in the 1970s. Finally honoring that history, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) has opened in Nashville, Tenn.  ... read more »
BLACK SUNDANCE 2021 —SEMI VIRTUAL FESTIVAL
January 21, 2021
New works by Shaka King, Octavia Butler, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, and more. ... read more »
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Film Review: ‘SOUL’
January 14, 2021
It’s a bit jarring. A New York City middle school band is murdering the Disney song “When You Wish Upon a Star.” By the time they’re through, you’d wish a dream-fulfilling star had given you earplugs. Still, they continue, inspired by their very patient music teacher Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx). Jazz is the reason their instructor loves music not matter how screechy the band gets. ... read more »
Councilmember Curren Price Presents A Musical Celebration Honoring 25 Years of the Central Avenue Jazz Festival
December 10, 2020
FREE annual fan favorite event returns virtually Dec. 14-17 and includes performances from Barbara Morrison & The Bu Crew, 2021 2x GRAMMY nominee Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin ... read more »
Contemporary Jazz Band, The Katalyst, Make Their Debut with ‘Nine Lives’
December 10, 2020
The Inglewood based jazz band debut with “Nine Lives,” a free-spirited jazz album that truly catches the pulse of LA. ... read more »
Kool & the Gang co-founder Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell dies at 68
September 11, 2020
Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, singer and producer of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68. Bell died at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands Wednesday morning with his wife by his side, publicist Sujata Murthy said. The cause of death has not been released. ... read more »
Jazz Pianist Jason Moran will perform live score for historical film “ Selma” at the Soraya
January 30, 2020
Jason Moran is the name to know in the jazz circuit. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 10, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 10, 2020
Jazz drummer, pioneer of bebop, Max Roach, was born in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, 1924. ... read more »
Introducing Leilia, the Soulful Nightingale
January 9, 2020
Music from Leilia journeys far deeper than the heart, it’s destination is to resonate in the mind. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: September 16, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 16, 2019
On this day in 1958, Little Girl Blue, the debut album by jazz singer and songwriter Nina Simone was released. ... read more »
Central Ave. Jazz Fest Returns To L.A.
August 1, 2019
Beginning in 1996, the free event is known for featuring live jazz. ... read more »
Grammy-Nominated Artist Tracy Carter Gears Up to Share His Talent, Creativity And Truth Through Musical Expression
May 30, 2019
Carter is here to make sounds that tell stories, uplift and are in exact alignment with who he is. ... read more »
L.A. City Council, County Offer $75,000 for Information on USC Student Slaying
May 30, 2019
The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Tuesday, and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors offered another $25,000 reward for information in the case. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
May 26, 2019
    On this day May 26, 1926, Miles Davis, considered by most to be a musical genius was born in Alton, Illinois. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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