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Cheryl Barnes

Jazz Vocalist, Performer

Kiki Ebsen

​Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter

Lois Mosgrove

Marketing Professional

Warren Hagood

Musician, Sai Whatt Band

Yevette Stewart

Jazz Vocalist

Sharon Marie Cline

Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter

Gerry Rothschild

Leader, Gerry Rothschild Band

Angelo Divino
Vocalist, Writer, Producer

Liz Holmes
Vocalist, Retro Swing

Doug Miller
Jazz Fanatic

Alison Freebairn-Smith
Independent Promoter

Bill A. Jones
Actor, Singer

Shea Welsh
Guitarist, Producer, Songwriter

​Sal Crocker
Jazz Saxophonist, Airline Pilot

SoCalJazz News

Tuesday 9/26

6:30PM – Route 66 Trio – Bourbon Steak – Glendale

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 – John Pisano's Guitar Night w/Gene Bertoncini – Viva Cantina – Burbank

7:30PM – Flight 584 Big Band – Viva Cantina – Burbank

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

8:00PM – Gonzalo Bergara – Coffee Gallery Backstage – Altadena

8:00PM – Chris Norton – Vibrato – Bel Air

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

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

9:00PM – Julian Coryell – TRiP -  Santa Monica

9:00PM – Long Beach Jazz Jam – Stache Bar – Long Beach

9:00PM – Goldings – Bernstein - Stewart – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Atomic Roots Orchestra – Joe's Great American – Burbank

9:30PM – Doug Webb - The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

Saturdays at Desert Rose, Los Feliz - The Mark Z. Stevens Trio with Harvey Newmark on bass plus frequent special guests including John Altman, Chuck Manning, Bill Cunliffe, and Kim Richmond (Weather permitting).  7PM

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Wednesday, October 4th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Saxophonist Fred Horn's Steady Fready band offers a tribute to Maceo Parker with Lenny Coltun on guitar, Luke Alberti on keys, Danny D on bass, and Vince Fossett on drums.  9:30PM

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Saturday, September 30th at Casa Arjona, Long Beach - Former Sergio Mendes vocalist Bonnie Bowden is joined by Along For The Ride for another Casa Ajona house concert in Long Beach!  7PM

​Wednesday 9/27

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

6:30PM – Peter Smith – Bourbon Steak - Glendale

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

7:00PM – Doug MacDonald – AJ's On The Green – Cathedral City

7:00PM – Donna Deussen & Paul Weitz – Edwin Mills - Pasadena

7:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

8:00PM – Frank Stallone – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Judith Hill – Belly Up – Solana Beach

8:30PM – Jacqui Naylor – Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Goldings-Bernstein-Stewart - Blue Whale – Downtown

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

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

September winds down and October begins with a SoCal jazz week featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Billy Childs, Bob James & Jeff Lorber, Larry Goldings with Peter Bernstein & Bill Stewart, Marilyn Scott, Doug Webb, Jeff Babko and Zach Danziger, Carol Welsman, Judith Hill, Jacqui Naylor, Josh Nelson, Dee Dee McNeil, and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra.    Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.

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​​Monday 9/25

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Downtown

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

7:30PM – Jeff Elliott Jazz Jam – SOhO – Santa Barbara

8:00PM – Mark Christian Miller – The Mint – West L.A.

8:00PM – Judith Hill – The Troubadour – West Hollywood 

8:30PM – Carol Welsman – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Off Cell + Vinny Golia – Blue Whale - Downtown

9:00PM – 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

9:30PM – Monday Night Pro Jammz – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Carey Frank – Sassafras Saloon – Hollywood

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

​Friday, October 20th at Boston Court, Pasadena – Bassist Jennifer Leitham offers an evening of new material including the world premiere of “Remnants of Humanity" - with Andy Langham (piano) and Randy Drake (drums).  8PM

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​Sunday, October 15th at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, Pasadena - Jaz 'N Paz presents vocalist Catina DeLuna and pianist Otmaro Ruiz offering their Grammy-nominated Brazilian Lado B Project with guitarist Roberto Montero.  5PM

Sunday, October 1st at Keyboard Concepts, Santa Monica – Pianist Jon Mayer offers an eclectic solo afternoon performance of “The Art Of The Ballad And Beyond” featuring work from Monk, Rodgers, Kern, Arlen, Van Heusen, and Victor Young.  2PM

​Saturday, October 7th at Canyon Crest Winery, Riverside - Saxophonist Jeff Benedict and guitarist Dave Askren feature music from their latest CD "Come Together" with Joe Bagg on organ and Dave Hitchings on drums.  7PM




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