• Lawrence Welk

    Music was my joy, my home, the one place I felt happy and secure.

    Lawrence Welk

  • Joan Jett

    My guitar is not a thing.

    It is an extension of myself.

    It is who I am.

    Joan Jett

  • Lionel Hampton

    Playing is my way of thinking, talking, communicating.

    Lionel Hampton

  • Maynard Ferguson

    Change is always happening.

    That's one of the wonderful things about jazz music.

    Maynard Ferguson

  • Bob Moog

    Every tradition was once an innovation.

    Robert Moog

  • John Philip Sousa

    Anybody can write music of a sort.

    But touching the public heart is quite another thing.

    John Philip Sousa

    • Lori Bell: From Bach to Bebop w/ Tamir Hendelman

      Lori Bell: From Bach to Bebop w/ Tamir Hendelman
      June 25 @ 2:00 PM

      Fluent in both jazz and classical, flutist/composer Lori Bell, a three-time Global Music Award recipient, will present a diverse program from Baroque to bebop.

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    • Paula Cole

      Paula Cole
      July 6 @ 7:00 PM

      From her hits of the 90s to her recent, critically acclaimed albums, Paula Cole continues to write, produce, and perform music that defies categorization.

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    • Sounds Like San Diego VIII

      Sounds Like San Diego VIII
      July 8 @ 7:00 PM

      Celebrate the music of the songwriters and hitmakers who call San Diego home.

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    • Chase Morrin

      Chase Morrin
      July 15 @ 7:00 PM

      In partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival we are proud to welcome back jazz pianist Chase Morrin.

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    • Mandy Harvey

      Mandy Harvey
      July 22 @ 7:00 PM

      Mandy Harvey is an award winning singer, songwriter and motivational speaker who just happens to have, as she puts it, “an invisible disability.”

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    • Evening of Innovation

      Evening of Innovation
      July 28 @ 7:00 PM

      Ableton Push virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist JNTHN STEIN and vocalist Sherry St. Germain present a night of groundbreaking new music.

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      • Museum of Making Music
        DJ Lydon Quill killing it at the MOMM museum! @lydon_music
      • Museum of Making Music
        Dr. Chris Warren gives some guests a sneak peek at the EchoThief installation in our new exhibition: Summer of Innovation.
      • Museum of Making Music
        Something amazing is going on this table! Just one of the funky, fun interactive stations featured in our upcoming "Summer of Innovation" exhibition. Opening June 3rd!
      • Museum of Making Music
        Our friends from WalkMS are here! As a community partner, we invited them to host their early team check-in at the museum. Team captains are checking in for weekend's walk event in Carlsbad.
      • Museum of Making Music
        Ginormous Pop Rocks or motion controlled instruments that rock? The innovative @phonotonic changes your movements into music and is one of the many remarkable instruments you'll see in the museum's upcoming "Summer of Innovation" exhibition this June.

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