Thursday 5/26

6:30PM – Ron Stout – Vibrato – Bel Air

7:00PM – David Ross & Teka – LA Athletic Club - Downtown

7:00PM – Ben Rose Band with Laura Mace – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Gregory Lawrence – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM - Nahum Zdybel – Squashed Grapes - Ventura

7:30PM – Danny Green – The Merc – Temecula

8:00PM – The Reunion Project – Bar Fedora - Downtown

8:00PM – Susan Krebs – Canyon Bistro - Topanga

8:00PM – Savion Glover & Jack DeJohnette – Valley Performing Arts Center – Northridge

8:00PM – Cameron Graves – The E Spot Lounge – Studio City

8:00PM – Conganas - Mambo's Cafe – Glendale

8:00PM – Peter Smith – Langham Hotel Tap Room - Pasadena

8:30PM – Amy Rowe – The Press Restaurant - Claremont

8:30PM – Rachelle Ferrell - Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Jonah Levine – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Chef Dave's Blues All-Stars – The Baked Potato – Studio City

Saturdays at Desert Rose, Los Feliz - The Mark Z. Stevens Trio with Jon Mayer on piano and Harvey Newmark on bass plus frequent special guests including John Altman, Kim Richmond and Janis Mann.  7PM

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​​​Tuesday, June 7th at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood - Pianist Connie Han will be featured in the Young Artists Jazz Series with special guest Bob Sheppard (saxophones), Chris Colangelo (bass), and Bill Wysaske (drums). 8:30PM

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May closes with a SoCal jazz week including Rachelle Ferrell, Jack DeJohnette, John Daversa. Alphonse Mouzon, Shogun Warrior, Mitchel Forman, Danny Janklow, Joshua White, Gavin Templeton, Ralph Humphrey, Bernie Dresel, Satoko Fujii, Allen Hinds, Dale Fielder, Eric Marienthal, and Cathy Segal-Garcia.  Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.

​​Wednesday 5/25

6:00PM – Gary Herbig & Bill Spoke – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

​6:30PM - Karen Hammack - The Tavern - Brentwood

7:00PM – Jimmy Spencer & Karen Hernandez – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

7:30PM – Carey Frank – Culver Hotel – Culver City

7:30PM – Melanie Taylor – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

​8:00PM - Ralph Humphrey - LACM Garage - Pasadena

8:00PM – Maria Conchito Alonso – Vibrato – Bel Air

​9:00PM – Jeff Goldblum – Rockwell Table & Stage – Los Feliz

9:00PM – Gavin Templeton – Blue Whale – Little Tokyo

9:00PM – Mike Cottone – Villa Lounge – Beverly Hills

9:30PM – Adrian Galysh – The Baked Potato – Studio City

Wednesday, June 29th at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood - Tenor saxophonist Sal Crocker makes his L.A. debut, backed by Mahesh Balasooriya on piano, Santino Taffarelle on bass, and Ryan Shaw on drums.  8:30PM

Dee Dee McNeil reflects on the 2015 passing of three fixtures in the SoCal jazz community - Tina Walker, Stephanie Haynes, and Joel Scott. Dee Dee took the time to attend memorial events for each - check out her reflections -  In Loving Memory: Dee Dee's Jazz Diary. 

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Saturday & Sunday May 28 & 29 at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Trumpeter John Daversa offers music from his new CD "Kaleidoscpe Eyes - Music Of The Beatles" with a 17-piece all-star big band.  9:30 & 11:30PM.

Sunday, May 29th at Vibrato, Bel AirGregg Arthur with horns! Performing his new show "Songs from the Sands", with Pat Senatore's 8-piece band.  Featuring tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat "King" Cole, Ray Charles and Bobby Darin.  7:30PM

Tuesday 5/24

7:00PM – Brian Swartz – Perch – Downtown

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

7:30PM – Cat Conner & Gene Cipriano - Bogie's – Westlake Village

7:30PM – John Pisano's Guitar Night with Jame Rosenn – Viva Cantina - Burbank

8:00PM – Annie Trousseau – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Natalia Spadini – Mambo's Cafe - Glendale

8:00PM – Bernie Dresel's BBB Big Band – Typhoon – Santa Monica

8:30PM – Young Artists Jazz Series / LACHSA – Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Mitchel Forman Trio – Blue Whale - Downtown

9:30PM – Allen Hinds – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – The Makers – Seven Grand – Downtown