Los Angeles, California –Who says nothing happens in L.A. on Monday nights? There’s a lot happening at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center! The Monday Night Blues Concerts, located at 4305 Degnan Blvd. #101, Los Angeles, CA 9008 @ 8 PM.
This Monday, Guitar Jack Wargo hits the stage. Guitar Jack is a red-hot guitarist and singer who will take you down Blues Alley and put a smile of your face. He has toured with Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Hank Ballard, Billy Preston, and Solomon Burke. He’s recorded with Ray Charles and the Jacksons. So, you could say that this cat certainly knows a thing or two about R&B and the blues.
Morrison’s Performing Art Center will feature musical masters every Monday in November, a different artist with a different style. $10 Donation.
Every Monday Night, the Bernie Pearl Blues Band featuring Southern California’s popular Acoustic Guitarist, Bernie Pearl along with Bassist, Mike Barry and Drummer, Albert Trepagnier
Nov. 22: “Guitar Jack” Wargo
Nov. 29: Renowned Harmonica maestro RJ Mischo
About Barbara Morrison and The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
Barbara Morrison is a Jazz and Blues Legend. As a Vocalist, she has been featured on two Grammy Award-nominated albums, and for a third Grammy Award-nominated album, Barbara Morrison’s Blue Lady Records served as Producer. A multi-hyphenate, Barbara Morrison is also the Founder of The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center and Founder and President of the California Jazz & Blues Museum, both located in Leimert Park, CA. Morrison also serves as an Associate Professor of Jazz Studies in the Global/Ethnomusicology Department at UCLA in Westwood, CA. Morrison was born in Ypsilanti, MI and raised in Romulus, MI. She recorded her first appearance on radio in Detroit, MI at the age of 10.
Over the course of her 60-year career, she has performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the Jazz and the Blues worlds. That list includes Legends like: Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, James Moody, Ron Carter, Etta James, Esther Phillips, David T. Walker, Jimmy Smith, Johnny Otis, Dr. John, Kenny Burrell, Terence Blanchard, Joe Sample, Cedar Walton, Nancy Wilson, Mel Tormé, Joe Williams, Tony Bennett and Keb’ Mo. Additionally, Morrison has guest starred with the Count Basie Orchestra, The Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, and Doc Severinsen’s Big Band.
Barbara also received the Living Legend Award from the Living Legend Foundation and The Jammin Foundation, LACMA/LA Jazz Society’s LA Treasures Award, and Motown’s Hal Award. For more information visit: https://www.