The Great Black Music Project, an archival system using the latest technological processes to be housed at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies(JHCCICS) and a virtual house on the world wide web - accessible globally by all interested. The capabilities of the project are vast enough to be a repository of both audio and video, recordings, photos, news clips, essays, critical review and thought - from the analog past to the digital future.

Godfrey M. Mason's Memorial Service, Saturday, May 3

Godfrey Mason
Godfrey M. Mason's Memorial Service
6351 South Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 1pm to 5pm

March 1 - Come Mardi Gras with Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Ensemble

Mardi Gras Event
Saturday, March 1 at 8 P.M.
Governors State University
Center for Performing Arts
University Park, IL

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Ernest Dawkins: Special Solo Saxophone Fundraiser Concert, Friday February 28th, 7:30 PM

Live the Spirit Residency Executive Director Ernest Dawkins
Performing a Special Solo Saxophone Fundraiser Concert
Ernest Dawkins Solo Concert to benefit Live The Spirit Residency
Friday February 28th, 7:30 PM
Jennifer Norback Fine Art, inc.
217 W Huron
Chicago, IL 60654
RSVP required. Space is very limited for this exclusive event.

Eric "Guitar" Davis, 41 dies in Shooting

Eric Guitar Davis
A familiar face to those who follow Chicago's blues scene has been identified as one of the latest victims of gun violence in the city.

NEW PODCAST: Holle Thee Maxwell, "The Blonde Bombshell"

Muntu's Memories N' Time, Saturday, December 14

Tickets on sale now
Early Bird Discount: EBMNT
Adult Tickets for Saturday & Sunday only $15
Muntu Dance Theatre presents
2013 Fall Benefit and Concert Series
Memories N' Time
December 12-15, 2013
Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts
915 E. 60th (at Drexel Blvd)
*Free parking in lot at corner of 60th and Drexel

Brothers Hypnotic Film Screening in NY

a film about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Directed by Reuben Atlas

NYC screening this weekend!

Friday, September 20th at 5pm
as part of the BET Urban World Festival
AMC 34th Street Theater 11


AACM Gratitude Concert, Sept 22

Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz , Millennium Park July 25-Aug 22nd.

Dee Alexander at Made in Chicago

Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz will take place on six consecutive Thursdays starting on July 25 and culminating on August 29 which simultaneously kicks off the 35thAnnual Chicago Jazz Festival. Music starts each night at 6:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Date Musicians
10/13/2014 - 6:30pm James Perkins, Ari Brown, Ernest Dawkins

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