Matthew Duersten | KCET
Post date: 2017-10-16T09:05:24-07:00
Amid the wave of change hitting South L.A., a man pieces together the life of one of the neighborhood's most enigmatic artists: His father.
Post date: 2017-09-28T07:46:43-07:00
Fifty years ago this month, Alain Leroy Locke Senior High School became the first new high school built in the central city in a half a century. Its music program would soon put the school on the map.
Post date: 2016-03-06T21:00:00-08:00
In the 1930s, music educator Samuel Rodney Browne broke the color barrier for Black teachers in the L.A. Unified School District.
Post date: 2015-08-10T18:00:00-07:00
Watts has produced generations of jazz talent. For many musicians who witnessed the 1965 riots, their decayed and burning neighborhood revealed to the rest of the world on live TV screens bore no resemblance to the cultural and racial Eden their parent...
Post date: 2015-06-12T06:25:00-07:00
Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz musician Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman, Jr. has died at age 85. Artbound reflects on Coleman's time in Los Angeles.