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​Sunday, April 29th at Vibrato, Bel Air - Paul Hefti's Hefti Plays Hefti returns to Vibrato, featuring the music of Neil Hefti with vocalist Devyn Rush. Neal Hefti's timeless musical classics, showcased with an all-star band.  7:30PM​

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Saturday, April 28th at Alvas Showroom, San Pedro - Pianist and guitarist Frank Unzueta offers jazz and Brazilian standards and songs from his new release "Thoughts Revealed", joined by Doug Webb on sax, Larry Steen on bass, and Gordon Peeke on drums.  8PM

Sunday 4/22

11:00AM – Bruce Lofgren Big Band – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

11:00AM – Sharon Marie Cline – The Little Easy – Downtown  

11:00AM – Cal Bennett – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

11:00AM – Mark Fitchett - Chez Melange – Redondo Beach

11:00AM – Bri Sarikcioglu – Luxe Hotel Sunset – Bel Air

12 Noon – Rufus Philpot – The Springs – Downtown

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown 

12:30PM – Kevin Crabb – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

2:00PM – Houston Person – A Frame Jazz - Hollywood

2:30PM - Dolo Coker Scholarship Awards  - African American Museum  - South L.A. 

5:00PM – Jacques Lesure – Lavender Blue – Inglewood

6:00PM – Carla Rigolin Hassett – The Mixx – Pasadena 

6:00PM – Peter Buck – BMPAC – South L.A. 

6:00PM – Laura Pursell – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

7:00PM – Bruce Forman's Junkyard Duo – Grand Central Market – Downtown 

7:00PM – Richard Glaser – Barkley Restaurant – South Pasadena

7:00PM – Laura Pursell – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

7:30PM – Sandra Booker – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – CSUN Jazz Faculty – Cypress Recital Hall - Northridge

8:00PM – Jane Monheit – Sam First – West L.A.

9:00PM – Nick Finzer – Blue Whale – Little Tokyo 

9:30PM – Excursion – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Los 440's – Seven Grand – Downtown 

Monday 4/23

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Eric Ekstrand – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

7:30PM – Saddleback College Jazz Lab Band – McKinney Theatre – Mission Viejo

8:00PM – Gretje Angell – The Famous – Glendale

9:00PM – Hot Club Of Los Angeles – Cinema Bar – Culver City

9:00PM – Matthew Yeakley Monday Night Jam – Falls Lounge – Downtown

9:00PM – Jazz Eclectic Jam – Sofitel Riviera 31 – Beverly Hills

9:00PM – Eric Ekstrand Jam Session – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

9:00PM – Baba Orchestra + Alexander Noice – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:30PM – San Miguel – The Baked Potato - Studio City

10:00PM - Kevin Kanner Jazz Jam - The Mint - West L.A. 

Friday & Saturday April 27th & 28th BMPAC+ Sunday April 29th at Alvas - Guitarist Yu Ooka plays a series of South Bay shows featuring Michael Paulo (sax) Barbara Morrison (vocals), Tateng Katindig (piano) and many more!  Friday & Saturday 8PM (BMPAC) + Sunday 8PM (Alvas)

​Tuesday 4/24

12Noon – Magnolia Street Jazz Band – Joe's Great American  - Burbank 

6:00PM – Terry Wollman & Melanie Taylor – Nerano – Beverly Hills

6:30PM – Rose Mallett – Purple Room – Palm Springs

6:30PM – Yve Evans & John Bolivar – Woody's Palm House – Palm Springs

7:00PM – Brian Swartz – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Barbara Morrison – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Boyd Cannon Big Band – Bogie's – Westlake Village  

7:30PM – David Marcus – Il Piccolo Verde – Brentwood

7:30PM – John Pisano's Guitar Night w/Grant Geissman – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

7:30PM – Chapman University Jazz Bands – Musco Center – Orange 

8:00PM – Kevin van der Elzen – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Nick Mancini – TRiP – Santa Monica 

8:30PM – Mark Hix Big Band – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:30PM – Jacques Lesure – The Parker Room – Hollywood

8:30PM – Elyadeen Anbar Trio & Jam Session - The San Fernando – Glendale

9:00PM – Dave Palmer & Jay Bellerose – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Blanco Diablo – TRiP – Santa Monica 

9:30PM – Dave Rozier Blues Night – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

10:00PM – Groovy Tuesday – Seven Grand – Downtown

Saturdays at Desert Rose, Los Feliz - The Mark Z. Stevens Trio plus frequent special guests including John Altman, Chuck Manning, Bill Cunliffe, Theo Saunders and Kim Richmond (weather permitting - check for reservations and music).  7PM

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Jazz standouts across SoCal this week include Cecile McLorin Salvant, Roberta Gambarini, Willie Jones III, Theo Croker, Jeff Richman, Scott Kinsey, Jane Monheit, Patrice Rushen, Sandra Booker, Allen Hinds, Houston Person, Nick Finzer, Henry Solomon, MAST, Richard Sears, Ryan Keberle, Dixie Dregs, and Myron McKinley.   Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.