The California Jazz and Blues Museum

The California Jazz and Blues Museum

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"I Wanna Be Loved" The Stories of Dinah Washington Starring Barbara Morrison and Jay Jackson "Walking in Dorothy Dandridges' Shoes" starring Wanda Ray Willis "The History of Women In Jazz" starring Sweet Baby J'ai
The California Jazz and Blues Museum Membership Drive The California Jazz and Blues Museum is a non profit organization that relies solely on public grants and the generous donations of our supporters and patrons. In 2019, our goal is to build a membership base to support our ongoing work at the museum. Membership s important. Membership shows us that the community supports our efforts. Below, we have itemized the various levels of membership. We look forward to your participation and the privilege of sharing the Barbara Morrison Experience with you all!



The Museum features a variety of Programs for groups of all ages. Programs like Ella’s Pub, Jazz in the Alley and Jazz Hot Seat for our seasoned patrons and our Youth Academy works directly with the Harmony Project teaching over 2200 youth music throughout Los Angeles. We also are excited about the upcoming Digital Arts Program which will launch in January 2019. The museum features ongoing exhibitions of important historical information about California jazz and blues music, its great performers, and its important place in California and music history. Founder and President Barbara Morrison brings her 21 years of experience as UCLA Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology – Jazz Studies to shape the exhibits and programs.







Hall of Fame




Ella's Pub

Jazz in the Alley

Blacks on Blues

Performing Arts Center

Broadway in Leimert

Dinah's Stories

Project Harmony

(c) Barbara Morrison 2018

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