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Past Events
James Robinson

James Robinson

Saxophonist, Summer Jazz Camp student.

JHP and Dizzy Gillespie

JHP and Dizzy Gillespie

Congressional Black Caucus

Congressional Black Caucus

Founder of the John W. Coltrane Center

H. Con. Res. 57

H. Con. Res. 57

H. Con. Res. 57 designating Jazz "as a rare and valuable national American treasure to which we should devote our attention, support and resources to make certain it is preserved, understood and promulgated."

David Baker, JHP, James Moody

David Baker, JHP, James Moody

International Association of Jazz Educators, New York City

JHP and Dizzy Gillespie

JHP and Dizzy Gillespie

Jelani Jones

Jelani Jones

Jelani Jones of Axam Dance Theatre Experience performing at the 2017 Annual Spring Concert.

Sid Catlett

Sid Catlett

Son of "Big" Sid Catlett, drummer for Louis Armstrong, and MC of the 2017 Annual Spring Concert.

Chris Belcher

Chris Belcher

2017 Annual Spring Concert.

Kevin Jackson Waddy

Kevin Jackson Waddy

President Emeritus at the 2017 Annual Spring Concert.

"Big" Sid Catlett

"Big" Sid Catlett

Drummer for Louis Armstrong

Lionel Hampton & JHP

Lionel Hampton & JHP

Clark Atlanta University Jazz Under the Stars, 1993

JHP and Billy Taylor

JHP and Billy Taylor

New Orleans, LA

JHP Honoring Parents

JHP Honoring Parents

Placing a plaque in honor of his parents, Laura Cargile and Hardy Patterson, at the Apex Museum, Atlanta

JHP Directing 2017 Spring Concert

JHP Directing 2017 Spring Concert

James Patterson & Aretha Franklin

James Patterson & Aretha Franklin

James Patterson performed with the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin in 2005. © 2005 Brenda J. Turner/kacom.com

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

Congressional letter commemorating International Jazz Day.

Sid Catlett & Patricia W. Gayton

Sid Catlett & Patricia W. Gayton

Sid presents a poster of "Big" Sid Catlett to Patricia W. Gayton at the 2017 Annual Spring Concert.

Tavius Elder

Tavius Elder

2017 Annual Spring Concert.

JHP-Jimmy Heath

JHP-Jimmy Heath

Associate Professor Dr. Patterson and Musician Jimmy Heath at Jimmy's book signing.

Instrument Collection
Mid 1920s Hamilton Organ

Mid 1920s Hamilton Organ

Dr. Patterson found this beauty August 2019 on his way to a meeting in Roswell, Georgia. He said something told him to stop and drew him in to discover this Hamilton Organ.

Hamilton Organ

Hamilton Organ

Hamilton Organ

Hamilton Organ

Flutes

Flutes

Wooden Flute

Wooden Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Flute

Lower part of a flute.

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Wooden Clarinet

Over 200 years old!

C Melody & Soprano Saxophones

C Melody & Soprano Saxophones

Alto Saxophones

Alto Saxophones

The instrument on the right was Dr. Patterson's first instrument that he got in 1954.

Piccolos

Piccolos

Antique Thumb Piano

Antique Thumb Piano

Antique African Drum

Antique African Drum

Kalimba Thumb Piano

Kalimba Thumb Piano

African Gong

African Gong

Antique Washboard

Antique Washboard

African Guitar

African Guitar

Antique Sousaphone

Antique Sousaphone

Marimba

Marimba

Memorabilia
African American youth playing banjo

African American youth playing banjo

1886

JHP and his mother Laura Cargile

JHP and his mother Laura Cargile

JHP with his father, Hardy Patterson

JHP with his father, Hardy Patterson

AJC 2-19-14

AJC 2-19-14

Class Notes

Class Notes

JHP and Hubert Laws

JHP and Hubert Laws

JHP & Dizzy Gillespie

JHP & Dizzy Gillespie

Hubert Laws Playing Flute

Hubert Laws Playing Flute

Louise Massoud

Louise Massoud

Cemetery Preservationist-Civil War Gravesites for Freedom

Fletcher Henderson

Fletcher Henderson

December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952

A. Philip Randolph

A. Philip Randolph

Organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, a union that represented almost 35,000 black Pullman porters. Randolph shaped the voices in focusing on National Labor Policy.

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra
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JHP-Jimmy Heath

Associate Professor Dr. Patterson and Musician Jimmy Heath at Jimmy's book signing.