An Interview with Vibraphonist Jalen Baker

Jalen Baker, jazz vibraphonist and percussionist, gave an outstanding performance at Live Music Movement Foundation’s “Live Performances in Unusual Spaces” event on January 26, 2020 at Notsuoh. He also has the distinction of being the first artist to debut LMMF’s “New Artist Series” for 2020.

Jalen became acquainted with Live … Read more


Spotlight: Gerard (D’Andre Gosey)

Gerard performing at Notsuoh. Photo by Draylon Livingston.

In 2019, the Live Music Movement Foundation presented several musical events that explored the theme of ‘Live Performances in Unusual Spaces.’ These events were hosted at Notsuoh and Hoot’s Smokehouse.

Notsuoh is a space that was converted from a defunct clothing … Read more


Live Performance is in Unusual Spaces

Musicians and those who produce musical events are stepping out of the box and offering live music in unique and unusual spaces. Take the Last Concert Café, for example. From the outside it looks as if guests are entering a café but once “inside” there is no ceiling. It is … Read more


Avril en Paris avec Beaucoup de Jazz!

Orchestra Baobab at the Philharmonic de Paris

This past April and early May, LMMF Artistic Director Leslie Drayton and I (Kathy Drayton) spent time in chilly, rainy Paris France.  Living as we imagined a Parisian would with a bit of tourism thrown in, we enjoyed the city and all it offered.  One … Read more


Barbecue and Wine: A good combination for LMMF

Live Music Movement Foundation hosted a wine tasting and food pairing event earlier in November, Discover a Taste of Barbecue and Award Winning Wines.

The exclusive event was an opportunity for LMMF supporters to socialize in an intimate setting and further build relationships. One of the goals of … Read more