Celebrate L.A.’s finest jazz musicians! Jazz at LACMA is presented Friday evenings from April to November.
Bassist and bandleader Henry “Skipper” Franklin celebrates the Art Blakey Centennial with his quintet. Bassist Henry “Skipper” Franklin’s prolific career began with Willie Bobo and Archie Shepp, and he rose to fame working with Hugh Masakela. Franklin has recorded numerous albums as a leader and has also worked closely with Gene Harris & the Three Sounds, Freddie Hubbard, Bobbi Humphrey, and Hampton Hawes.
- Fri, Sep 13, 2019
- 6 pm–8 pm
- Smidt Welcome Plaza | LACMA
- Free and open to the public
- Please visit LACMA’s FAQ page for our policy on alcohol at outdoor events.
Jazz at LACMA is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Broadcasts are made possible through the support of the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Promotional support is provided by media sponsor KJAZZ 88.1.