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GerogiaNolanPayton 100The Georgia & Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music consists of music, books, periodicals, documents, audio & visual materials, and oral histories. The primary goal of the Archive is to facilitate research and documentation of collections of African Diaspora sacred music (church music and religious concert music) created and/or performed by the multicultural population of Southern California.

El Camino College Music Department and California State University Dominguez Hills Program and Archive for the Study of African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians present...

African Diaspora Sacred Music Living Legends Festival Concert 2007 - A Celebration of African Diaspora Musical Legends and Legacies featuring Living Legend Dr. Roland Carter and Living Legend Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux and the Living Legacy of Thurston Frazier.

With the Living Legends Festival Choir  and guest conductor Reverend Alexander Hamilton; Soloists Jacqueline Estrada, soprano; Ashley Lawson , alto; Lois Leake, soprano; Paul Moore, bass;  Tilda J.  Osaw-Smith, soprano; Dorothy Grayson, soprano; Shetashia F. Sims, soprano; Samuel Tejada, tenor; Instrumentalists:  Eddie Kendrix, piano; Minister DeWayne Knox, organ; Carolyn Kimble-Singleton, piano; and Community Historian:  Quaford Coleman  

Saturday, April 28, 2007  -  6:00 pm
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
4269 South Figueroa Street, LA
Reverend Melvin V. Wade

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csudh logo WhiteThe African Diaspora Sacred Music & Musicians Program (ADSMM) is an archiving, research and performance program of the California State University Dominguez Hills Music Department , implemented in partnership with the Africana Studies Department and the University Library . The program is multidimensional, and includes the Georgia and Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music, the Dominguez Hills Jubilee Choir, and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians Network & Forum.