"Summertime Live HD"

by Barbara Morrison


Barbara Morrison’s melodic voice, with its three-and-a-half-octave range, is known worldwide, as are her rich, unique, soulful and highly spirited interpretations of both, familiar Jazz and Blues classics and original contemporary tunes.

A staple on the jazz scene, Barbara Morrison performs frequently with her duo and trio throughout California, and also tours extensively
throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Born and raised near Detroit, Michigan, Barbara launched her professional career at age 10 with her first recording for a Detroit radio station. She moved to Los Angeles in 1973 and began to blaze a trail around the globe, delivering performances that keep audiences asking for more.​

Barbara has a steadily-growing list of accomplishments as a recording artist, with more than 20 of her own albums/CD’s that feature a catalog of original compositions, popular standards – some live and some in studio.

Over the years she has performed with a notable artists in the jazz and blues worlds, including legends: Gerald Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Etta James, Esther Phillips, Jimmy Smith, Johnny Otis, Dr. John, Terence Blanchard, Joe Sample, Nancy Wilson,
Joe Williams, Tony Bennett, Keb’ Mo and many others.

Barbara has also guest-starred with the Count Basie Orchestra, the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra and Doc Severinsen’s Big Band.

Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival 2017

Thank you to the artists, volunteers, fans, and everyone who helped make the 2017 festival one of our best yet. We can’t do it without you! Enjoy some of the festival photography by Sherry Rayn Barnett


Enjoy a few of our favorite moments from the 2016 Festival!

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