The Kenny Burrell Archive of African American Music provides a unique opportunity to chronicle and celebrate the wide-ranging impact of African American music.
Some of the Kenny Burrell collection will be preserved in its original form, but major portions of the collection will be catalogued and digitized to make it available to students, scholars, the public, and the music industry.
Who We Serve
The archive will serve as an important research tool for broader disciplines, including music, history, and the social sciences.
Mission and Goals
To chronicle and celebrate the wide-ranging impact of African American music, particularly as it has influenced and been influenced by the cultural and media crossroads of Los Angeles.