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Alvin Mckinney - Prime Minister of Joyful JazzDr. Alvin McKinney is a Virtuoso Alto Saxophonist, song writer/composer, arranger, and producer. He started his musical journey playing drums at age four.  At age twelve, he picked up his first Saxophone.  It became his first passion, and the focus of his career aspirations in music.  He attended the University of Memphis, where he studied Classical Saxophone under Professor of Saxophones, Mr. Allen Rippe.  He performed with the Marching Band, Jazz Band, Saxophone Quartet, and won the Woodwind Concerto competition in 1986.  He graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor Degree in Music Education and concentration in Saxophone Performance.  He went on to study Saxophone Performance under world renowned Professor of Saxophones, Mr. Donald Sinta, at the University of Michigan Master’s Program in Ann Arbor, MI, where he taught Jazz Styles as a Graduate Assistant under Mr. Ed Sarath. He holds a Masters in Divinity, and a Doctorate in Sacred Music from the Global Evangelical Christian College and Seminary, in Wetumpka, Alabama.

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Blog: MMLA/THE ELLA FITZGERALD 100TH BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE – Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MMLA/THE ELLA FITZGERALD 100TH BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE – 6/21/17
 
FEATURING:
BARBARA MORRISON, Vocalist
DR. ALVIN MCKINNEY, Producer/Saxophonist
STUART ELSTER, Keyboardist
GORDEN CAMPBELL, Drummer
The Performance Sites are:
1. MAGUIRE GARDENS/Downtown LA – 12:00 Noon – 12: 45 p.m.
    630 W. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
2. BALDWINS HILLS CRENSHAW PLAZA – 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. 
    2650 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008
3. BEVERLY CANON GARDENS – 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
    With Special Guest TONY WHITE AND FRIENDS 
    241 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
* James Corden (Late Late Show) PSA – MMLA Promo Composite:
   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN3iR4lNWZg
* MMLA Thank you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y14AEAYLgJY
* Celebrity Shout Outs for MMLA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlJbpq6bSvk
  • The US Bank Tower crown will be lit in Make Music Day orange.
  • The Pylons at LAX will be lit in Make Music Day orange.
  • The Clock Tower in Santa Monica will be lit in Make Music Day orange.
  • Skyspace at the US Bank Tower will have an event for MMD.

www.MakeMusicLA.org

Dorsay Dujon
Founder/Chief Executive Officer
Kohei Matsuno
Production Manager
Make Music Los Angeles
Phone:  323-377-7444
The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation:
    www.ellafitzgeraldfoundation.org
‘Queen’ Barbara Morrison, Website: www.barbaramorrison.com
Dr. Alvin McKinney, Website: http: www.dralvinmckinney.net

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