Reb Spikes and the South Central Avenue Jazz Scene

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    JazzGenesis:Benjamin Frankilin "Reb" Spikes and the Central Avenue Jazz Scene, 1919 to 1945 unveils the obscurred legacy of a musician who helped open the doors to the entertainment industry for blacks in Los Angeles.

    The William Grant Stills Art Center recognized the first Black record producer and musical pacesetter on January 29, 2005 with a panel of recording industry executives who discussed the future of Blacks in the recording industry. (More..)
    http://www.jazzpolice.com/content/view/4829/118/
     
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