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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 »
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 »
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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 »
Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members
May 24, 2019
Summer Performances in British Columbia and Seattle, June 29-July 1 NGJO Performs with Allison Miller and Derrick Hodge at 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 29, ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price Reveals Dates for the 24th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival
April 11, 2019
Announcement of 2019 Poster Contest Winner kicks off the celebration leading up to one of the biggest and best jazz festivals in the nation ... read more »
Russell Transcends Genres with Creative, Versatile Music
March 21, 2019
Catherine Russell is a music lover’s dream vocalist. Whether it’s pop, rock, jazz or soul, Russell sings them all with her unique brand of creative versatility. ... read more »
Mark Allen Felton Releases New CD ‘Soul Real’
March 7, 2019
The multi-talented musician’s latest CD offers music to help listeners escape with smooth funk. ... read more »
At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood
February 28, 2019
With each masterful stroke of her pen, typewriter or (later) her computer keyboard, Legendary author, Toni Morrison keeps readers of her works and listeners of her words spellbound. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” she once said. ... read more »
Forest Lawn Memorial Parks presents ‘An Evening of Gospel, Jazz, and Blues’
January 25, 2019
A FREE night of music, dance, poetry, and black culture to celebrate Black History Month: ... read more »
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