BAJABA© Award Recipients – Full List

 BAJABA MAISHA YA KAZA BORA AWARD
                    Presented To
BAJABA is an acronym for “Bay Area Jazz And Blues Artist”
and “Maisha Ya Kaza Bora” is Swahili which means “Good
Work for Life” or the equivalent of “Lifetime Achievement”.
BAJABA   SHOWCASE   LEGEND   AWARD:
FAYE CAROL
ED KELLEY
                            BOTH RECEIVED THERE AWARD AT THE
                            AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER “2003”
  
 ajd bday sf
                       Founder of JaZzLine INSTITUTE and The BAJABA AWARD
BAJABA©  AWARD   RECIPIENTS:
CAROL ANN COOPER   “FRANKLIN SQ MALL” 2004
JOHN ROGERS      ”KCSM” 2005
FRANK JACKSON  ”JAZZ@PEARLS”
HAYBERT KING HOUSTON  ”ANNA’S JAZZ ISLAND”
DONALD “DUCK” BAILEY  ”JAZZ@PEARLS”
MERL SAUNDERS “GREAT AMERICAN MUSIC HALL”
EDDIE DURAN  ”KPFA”
KHALIL  SHAHEED  ”KPFA”
DR. LONNIE SMITH ”DINKLESPEIL HALL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY”
DAWAN MUHAMMAD  ”KPFA”
CALVIN KEYS  ”KPFA”
EDDIE GALE  ”KPFA”
E.W. WAINWRIGHT  ”57TH STREET GALLERY”
JAMES H. LEARY  ”57TH STREET GALLERY”
JOHN FRANCIS TURK “GEOFFREY’S INNER CIRCLE”
ACHYUTAN  “KPFA”
PETE DOUGLAS  “DOUGLAS BEACH HOUSE” (POSTHUMOUSLY)
DOUGLAS BEACH HOUSE  “THE DOUGLAS BEACH HOUSE”
RON E. BECK  “DOUGLAS BEACH HOUSE”
TAMMY LYNNE HALL-HAWKINS  “CAFE STRITCH/CALLAHAN PIANO CO”.
CHESTER “CT”  THOMPSON  “KUUMBWA JAZZ CENTER”
NICOLAS BEARDE  “PIEDMONT PIANO COMPANY”
AFRIKAHN JAHMAL DAYVS  “KPFA/ANGELLICAS BELL 2” (FOUNDER)
AVOTCJA JILTONILRO  “KPFA”
PETE FALLICO  “MUSICALLY MINDED”
DIANE WHITHERSPOON “GEOFFREY’S INNER CIRCLE”
JOHN HANDY  “KPFA” 2016
KPFA 94.1 fm RADIO  “KPFA” 2016
MICKY MAYZES  “KPFA” 2016
DR. WILLIS F. KIRK JR.  “CCSF CAMPUS” (POSTHUMOUSLY) 2016
BILL “THE JAZZ PROFESSOR” BELL “CASTLE MONT HIGH SCHOOL” 2016

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