We are proud to announce that Local 47 President John Acosta will be honored by The Black Business Association, the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California, at its annual Salute to Black Music Awards Dinner.
Held in recognition of African American Music Appreciation Month, this year’s theme is “The Business Behind the Music.” The event takes place Tuesday, June 19 at the California African American Museum. A reception opens at 6 p.m., and the program commences at 7 p.m. Continue reading
Members: Please join us for our Spring Membership Meeting!
On the agenda (subject to change):
• Presentation of 50-Year Pins
• Election for Salary Review Board & Election Board
• Officer Reports
• Old and New Business
Hear an update from our Political Action Committee, get the latest info about our Grand Opening celebration, and learn about upcoming workshops & events.
Only 50 members are needed for a quorum. Please plan to attend!
Open to all members in good standing. Food & refreshments will be served.
Chick Webb and the Music that Changed America – April 15, 2018 at The Montalban
EXCLUSIVE LOCAL 47 MEMBER DISCOUNT: Enter the code: FRIEND
at themontalban.com for 2 for 1 $25 tickets, all to support the LA Jazz Society.
The Los Angeles Jazz Society has joined with the Ricardo Montalban Foundation in presenting the feature documentary “THE SAVOY KING – Chick Webb and the Music that changed America” on Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2 p.m. at The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood. Produced by Jeff Kaufman and Marcia Ross of Floating World Pictures, the documentary details the life of the amazing young drummer and bandleader who impacted the world of big bands in the ’30s. Continue reading