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Black Music Month




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Black joy comes from the sound of our souls.

It’s the sound of our resilience…

Our strength…

Our swag…

Our love for one another.

Our sound has kept the world in tune for decades.

From the way we express ourselves naturally, to the rhythm we add to the mix—Black music is so powerful, it inspires and influences the world.

AARP California is proud to celebrate Black Music Month with a series of artist interviews capped off by a week of virtual concerts with KJLH.

MICHAEL DOLPHIN June 3, 2021 at 11 A.M. PST
Conversation with California Volunteer Executive Council Members Juanita Dawson and Michael Dolphin about the impact of Black artists in the American music industry, Dolphins of Hollywood and Michael’s exposure to the jazz scene.

TAMMY HALL June 17, 2021 at 11 A.M. PS

Tammy Hall discusses her accomplishments as a jazz pianist. This will also include special access to unlocked content for Tammy Hall from San Jose Jazz.
Register here

JOURNEY TO JUNETEENTH June 18, 2021 at Noon PST
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Dr. Thanayi Jackson will give an in-depth presentation  on the significance of Juneteenth in the Black community and it’s continued importance for all. Register here

KJLH VIRTUAL CONCERT SERIES June 21-25, 2021

Legendary Los Angeles radio station KJLH will broadcast a series of virtual concerts hosted by DJ Kevin Nash. Register here

LEROY DOWNS June 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. PST

Michael Dolphin interviews the host of KCRW's "Just Jazz" with DJ LeRoy Downs. Register here.

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