Preserving and Supporting Black Arts for more than 40 Years!

Jazz-A-F!RE is one of MBAA’s most popular programs. The series features and honors Memphis LIVING LEGENDS! MBAA’s Jazz-A-F!RE is hosted by Cequita Monique and Prime Cut Trio, which opens the first hour with Smooth Jazz, and then the Legendary Honors celebration begins! The last hour is dedicated to our patrons with an invitation to come on stage and join in the fun! To date, MBAA has honored 20+ Living Legends including Kurl McKinney, Herman Green, Joyce Cobb, Johnny Yancy, Sidney Kirk, and The Temprees!