November 7th

Monthly event in the heart of LA historic Leimert Park at Barbara Morrisson Performing Arts Center featuring blues and jazz poets, writers, musicians, singers/songwriters. Jerzy George Kossek, blues personality - poet, singer and writer, Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipient, hosts the show carrying interviews on the “Artists Couch” illustrating how words and music collide. Lots of cool vibes, great jazz and blues poetry, lyrics and music. Open Mic for poets and lyricists. October 7 featuring special guest Al Blake - blues musician, harp player, member of legendary blues band Hollywood Fats.

Ben Cain

Artists that performed on November 7th

October 3rd

The Grand Opening happened on October 3rd where people could see the new show for the first time in the heart of LA historic Leimert Park at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center featuring Blues and Jazz Singer Legend Barbara Morrison. For one night only, during the First Wednesday of each month The BMPAC transcends into Blues and Jazz Poetic Cafe, the place to be where aspiring artists meet Grammy Winners and Nominees and you can listen to the stories behind great songs and witness poetry and songs being created while you are there. In the Artistic Cafe atmosphere by the candle lights listen to the poetry and Music presented by the host Jerzy George Kossek and his guests: Barbara Morrison, Tony Braunagel, Deb Ryder, Blues Sharpener, TJ Norton, Southside Slim, Nikki Armstrong, Michael Gliona, Syd Stewart, A.K. Toney, Glen Doll and many others.

Leaflets prepared for The First Wednesday Blues and Jazz Poetic Cafe

Barbara Morrison's picture

Barbara Morrison

Jerzy George Kossek's Picture

Jerzy George Kossek

Ben Cain's picture

Ben Cain

TJ Norton's picture

TJ Norton

A. K. Toney's picture

A. K. Toney

Deb Ryder's picture

Deb Ryder

Niki Billingslea's picture

Niki Billingslea

Syd Stewart's picture

Syd Stewart

Glen Doll's picture

Glen Doll

Nikki Armstrong's picture

Nikki Armstrong

South Side Slim's picture

South Side Slim

Tony Braunagel's picture

Tony Braunagel

Barbara Morrison

Jerzy George Kossek

A. K. Toney

Ben Cain

TJ Norton

Deb Ryder

Niki Billingslea

Syd Stewart

South Side Slim

Nikki Armstrong

Glen Doll

Tony Braunagel's picture

Tony Braunagel

Artists that performed on October 3rd