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Friends of Jazz hosts a variety of jazz performances, jazz salons, video presentations, and workshops featuring accomplished musicians, jazz educators, and jazz historians. For a list of events, please join our FOJ MeetUp group.

Past Events

  • 3/8/20 – A Tribute to Barbara Morrison
  • 9/29/19 – in Los Angeles one day only! Mary Stallings and Dana Stephens
  • 02/23/2019 – Meet Harriet Tubman: Gospel Music’s Influence on the Evolution of Jazz
  • 09/30/2018 – Eric Reed in Concert
  • 03/11/2018 – “A LITTLE DREAM” WITH THE ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ TRIO
  • 1/20/2018 – Jon Jang: How I Got into Music and How Music Got into Me: A Piano Performance and Storytelling
  • 12/3/2016 – Kenny Burrell 85: Artist, Legend, legacy at Royce Hall
  • 4/3/2016 – The Joe Labarbera Trio: a Multimedia Event “Celebrating the Music and Life of Bill Evans” at the Fowler Museum
  • 7/19/2015 – Mary Lou Williams: The Lady who Swings the Band at the Fowler Museum
  • 6/7/2015 – Bill Cunliffe Trio and Tamir Hendelman Trio at the UCLA Faculty Center
  • 4/27/2014 – 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert & Dinner at the UCLA Faculty Center
  • 3/16/2014 – Girls in the Band at the Fowler Museum
  • 11/15/2013 – Dick Hyman Jazz Piano Salon at the Fowler Museum
  • 11/13/2013 – David L. Abell Memorial Concert & Salon at the Fowler Museum
  • 4/29/2013 – A Celebration Honoring the Music of Ellingtonia and the Many Contributions of Duke Ellington, 20th-Century Master + Panel Discussion at Schoenberg Hall
  • 4/29/2012 – An Afternoon with Ella Fitzgerald at the Fowler Museum
  • 11/12/2011 – Kenny Burrell: 80 Years Young! at Royce Hall
  • 6/20/2011 – Cedar Walton Jazz Piano Salon at the Fowler Museum
  • 2/5/2011 – Randy Weston Concert & Book Signing at the Fowler Museum
  • 10/12/2008 – Friends of Jazz’s ‘Great Day in LA’ on the UCLA Campus