Saturday, February 4th at The Village Recording Studios, West L.A. - Vocalist Janis Mann kicks off her 2023 Jazz Muse Series with pianist George Colligan and special guest vocalist Billy Valentine, backed by Mike Gurrola on bass and Roy McCurdy on drums.  7PM   

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Thursday, February 16th at Coil School for the Arts Concert Hall, Riverside  - Guitarist Dave Askren and saxophonist Jeff Benedict will perform music from their upcoming CD "Denver Sessions" on Tapestry Records featuring Ted Piltzecker on vibes, Rick Shaw on bass, and Dave Hitchings on drums.  7PM​

​​​​Friday 1/27

12 Noon – Cathy Segal-Garcia YouTube Hang (
Livestream Only)

5:00PM – Hot Club Of Palm Springs – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells

6:00PM – Joe LoPiccolo – Grand Central Market – Downtown  

6:00PM – Ron Kobayashi – Bayside Restaurant – Newport Beach

6:30PM – The Swingin' G's – Golden Island – San Diego 

6:30PM – Josh Nelson – Libretto – Paso Robles 

7:00PM – Dave Tull – Eddie V's – El Segundo 

7:00PM – Plotz! - The Grape – Ventura 

7:00PM – Melanie Taylor – Canyon Bistro – Topanga 

7:00PM – Roman Palacios – Il Sogno Italiano – San Diego 

7:00PM – SoCal Jazz Collective – OC Fish Grill – Irvine 

7:00PM – The Aristocats – Olive & Fig Restaurant & Jazz Bar – Canoga Park

7:00PM – Jazz Cartel Trio – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

7:00PM – Alpha Rhythm Kings – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Eternity Jazz – Chess Park Lounge – Glendale 

7:30PM – Jay Jennings – St. Barnabas Harmony Room – Eagle Rock  

7:30PM – Sara Gazarek – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Stephane Wrembel – Theatre Raymond Kabbaz – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Matt Politano – Langham Hotel Tap Room – Pasadena 

8:00PM – Quinn Johnson – 1881 – Pasadena 

8:00PM – Bernie Dresel BBB – The Baked Potato – Studio City  

8:00PM – Dean Mucetti & Rhythm Real – The World Stage – South L.A.  

8:30PM – Arturo Sandoval – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Christian Euman – ETA – Highland Park ​

​9:00PM – Matt Forbes & Jesse Goddard – Dresden Room – Los Feliz  



​​Saturday 1/28

12 Noon – Cathy Segal-Garcia YouTube Hang (
Livestream Only)

6:30PM – Holly Hofmann – Westgate Hotel – San Diego 

6:30PM – Jake Leckie – Libretto – Paso Robles 

7:00PM – Luke Carlsen & The Fresh Rhythm – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:00PM – Bryan Cabrera – The Drake – Laguna Beach 

7:00PM – David Leech – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood 

7:00PM – Mikan Zlatkovich – Il Sogno Italiano – San Diego 

7:00PM – The Aristocats – Olive & Fig Restaurant & Jazz Bar – Canoga Park

7:00PM – Chole Perrier – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

7:30PM – Sara Gazarek – Sam First – West L.A.  

7:30PM – Liela Soder – Chess Park Lounge – Glendale 

7:30PM – Julie Kelly – St. Barnabas Harmony Room – Eagle Rock 

8:00PM – Stephane Wrembel – Theatre Raymond Kabbaz – West L.A.   

8:00PM – Lado B Project – Soka Performing Arts Center – Aliso Viejo 

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

8:00PM – Don Randi & Quest – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

8:30PM – Danny Jonokuchi & The Revisionists – Cicada Club – Downtown 

8:30PM – Arturo Sandoval – Catalina – Hollywood 



Sunday 1/29

10:00AM – Jay Smith – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

12 Noon – Cathy Segal-Garcia YouTube Hang (Livestream Only)

12:30PM – Sandy Cummings – SOhO – Santa Barbara 

1:00PM – Jazz Cartel – Sorriso – Pasadena 

2:00PM – Todd Hunter – Urban Press Winery – Burbank 

3:00PM – The Lettermen – Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts – Cerritos 

5:00PM – Stephane Wrembel – Theatre Raymond Kabbaz – West L.A.   

5:00PM – Josh Nelson – Tio Leo's Lounge – San Diego 

5:30PM – Jacques Lesure – Lavender Blue – Inglewood 

5:30PM – Liela Avila – Sorriso – Pasadena 

5:30PM – Sharon Marie Cline – The Drake – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Riner Scivally – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

6:00PM – Sue Palmer – Il Sogno Italiano – San Diego 

6:30PM – Angela O'Neill & The Outrageous 8 – Campus Jax – Newport Beach 

6:30PM – Spencer Day – Spaghettini – Seal Beach 

7:00PM – Singers LA Vocal Showcase – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Matt Shulman & Koji Ono – Chess Park Lounge – Glendale 

7:30PM – Andy James – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:00PM – Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour – UCSB Campbell Hall – Santa Barbara 

8:00PM – Carey Frank – The York – Highland Park 

8:00PM – Paul Kreibich – The Mint – West L.A.

8:00PM – Urban Jazz Collective – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

8:00PM – Work In Progress – Venice West – Venice 

9:30PM – Sam Hirsh Trio & Jam Session – The Mint – West L.A.  

Saturday, February 4th at The Soraya, Northridge - Join Loudon Wainwright III with Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks in a rare SoCal appearance featuring swinging original arrangements from the 1920’s.  Everything jives in this collaboration with songs about love, forgiveness, and “the consequences of a kiss.”  8PM

Thursday, February 2nd at The Soraya, Northridge - 8-time Grammy winning bassist Christian McBride leads a Big Band and Gospel choir in an exuberant and powerful musical tribute to Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, and Barack Obama.  8PM

​Wednesday, February 8th at The Soraya, Northridge  - Melodic and haunting, saxophonist Melissa Aldana conjures stories of longing, connection, and rebirth through music anchored in jazz traditions and open experimentation.  The first of our intimate Jazz Club onstage performances in the Jazz at Naz festival!  8PM

Saturday, February 11th at The Soraya, Northridge - Samara Joy, 2022 Grammy nominee for Best New Artist and Best Jazz Vocal, pairs with L.A. favorite the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.  Joy exploded onto the scene in 2019 at the age of 21, quickly becoming one of jazz's most sought after vocalists.  8PM

Friday, February 10th at The Soraya, Northridge - Vibraphonist Joel Ross’s playing erupts through lush arrangements in our second intimate onstage Jazz Club performance. Join his octet onstage through the seven movements of Ross’s acclaimed album "The Parable of The Poet".  8PM​

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Friday, February 17th at Kulak's Woodshed, North Hollywood - Guitarist Dave Askren and saxophonist Jeff Benedict will perform music from their upcoming CD "Denver Sessions" on Tapestry Records featuring Ted Piltzecker on vibes, Rick Shaw on bass, and Dave Hitchings on drums.  8PM

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