Presented in conjunction with the Skirball Center's "Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968," bassist, composer and bandleader Marcus Shelby offers the L.A. premiere of his "MLK and Jazz" suite in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He is joined by vocalist Faye Carol as well as saxophonist Howard Wiley, pianist Adam Shulman and drummer Jeff Marrs. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., L.A. Sun., 7 p.m. $20. (310) 440-4500.