Chick Webb and the Music that Changed America – April 15, 2018 at The Montalban
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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
This year’s Los Angeles Jazz Society Jazz Tribute Awards Concert takes place Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Montalban in Hollywood. Continue reading
AFM Local 47 Director Pam Gates, legendary Life Member Quincy Jones, and President John Acosta at the LA Jazz Society Jazz Tribute Awards Concert on Nov. 19, 2016. (All photos courtesy of LA Jazz Society)
Featured performers included Patti Austin, Emily Bear, the Clayton Brothers, Siedah Garrett, Justin Kauflin, Alfredo Rodriguez & more
This year’s Jazz Tribute Awards Concert presented by the Los Angeles Jazz Society was held Saturday, Nov. 19 at The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood honoring the one and only Quincy Jones with our 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
“Celebrating the World of Quincy Jones” saluted him for his many years of mentorship and support of young musicians, along with his multitude of musical achievements. The extensive performer list includesd Patti Austin, Emily Bear, Jeff and John Clayton, Darynn Dean, Siedah Garrett, Justin Kauflin, Alfredo Rodriguez, Hubert Laws, Rickey Minor, Greg Phillinganes, Katie Thiroux and the LA Jazz Society Big Band. Continue reading
Songwriters Alan & Marilyn Bergman and trombonist George Bohanon honored
There was not a dry eye in the house when Oscar-winning songwriter Alan Bergman sang three of the songs that earned he and his wife, Marilyn, the film community’s highest honor at the L.A. Jazz Society’s Jazz Tribute Awards Saturday evening at the Montalban Theater. Continue reading
The Los Angeles Jazz Society presents the 2015 Jazz Tribute Awards Concert on Saturday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. at the Montalban Theatre in Hollywood honoring several of music’s greatest living treasurers.
Receiving the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award is renowned jazz trombonist George Bohanon, a Life Member of AFM Local 47. He has worked with hundreds of performers on albums and concert dates for over 50 years. Continue reading