The Georgia & Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Musicconsists 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.
ADSMM Living Legends Festival 2009
Dr. Rosephanye Powell and Professor Iris Stevenson
Festival week: April 14 - 19, 2009
Holman United Methodist Church 3320 W. Adams Blvd., LA
With voices from The Elite Choir of Crenshaw High School, The Westchester Concert Choir of Westchester High School (Michael Wright, director), Dorsey High School Choir (Crystal Nichols, director), dlw Community Chorale (Dr. Don Lee White, director), CSU Dominguez Hills Jubilee Choir (Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, director), CSU Dominguez Hills Chamber Singers (Dr. Sally Etcheto, director), The Delta Choraliers and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Chorus, and numerous other community choirs, with tribute to Legacy Musician ODETTA (1930-2008).