The Ebell of Los Angeles welcomes Robert Lee Watt, the first black French horn player hired by a major symphony in the United States, as the guest speaker at its meeting on Monday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at 743 S. Lucerne Blvd.
Watt became the assistant first French horn for the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1970. He performed with the orchestra for 37 years.
The Ebell is also celebrating Black History Month with an art exhibit by George Evans on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Evans’ watercolor portraits and composite photographs will be on display. Additionally, singer, songwriter and producer Sweet Baby J’ai will perform an evening of jazz on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. as part of the Ebell’s Live in the Lounge series.
Admission is $30 for members; $40 for nonmembers. Jazz night tickets start at $35. Reservations are required. For information, call (323)931-1277, ext. 131, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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