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​​Sunday 5/1

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

11:00AM – Matt Gordy – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

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

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown

12 Noon – Jon Mayer – Post & Beam – South L.A.

4:00PM -  Jonathan Rowden – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

6:00PM – Sherwood Sledge – Maverick's Flat – South L.A.

6:30PM – Heft Plays Hefti – Vibrato – Bel Air

6:30PM – Juanito Pascual – SOhO – Santa Barbara

7:00PM – LA Jazz Collective Jam Session – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

7:30PM – Kevin O'Neal – Catalina – Hollywood

8:00PM – Rosenboom/Templeton Group – The York – Highland Park

9:30PM – Sabine Pothier – Oyster House – Studio City

9:30PM – Kirk Fletcher – The Baked Potato – Studio City

​​Monday 5/2

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Downtown

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

8:00PM – Brent Canter – Harlowe – West Hollywood

8:00PM – Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra – Typhoon – Santa Monica

8:30PM – Ron King Quartet – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Knower – Blue Whale – Downtown

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

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

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

10:00PM – Rollercoaster Sessions – Seven Grand - Downtown

Sunday, May 15th at Diamond Valley Arts Center, Hemet - Famed flutist Tim Weisberg will perform  a fundraiser for DVAC’s Wine Art and Jazz Night. Tickets include wine, appetizers and gallery access. 7PM.

Saturday 4/30

11:00AM – Al Williams – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

12 Noon – Todd Hunter – Perch – Downtown

6:00PM – Jimmy McConnell Big Band – Maverick's Flat – South L.A.

7:00PM – Carol Bach-y-Rita - Casa Arjona – Long Beach

7:00PM – Frank Potenza – Squashed Grapes – Ventura

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

7:00PM – Mark Z. Stevens Trio – Desert Rose – Los Feliz

7:00PM – Michelle Coltrane – Market Broiler – Simi Valley

8:00PM – Calixto Oviedo – Bar Fedora - Downtown

8:00PM – Bruce Baker – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

8:00PM – Michael Lington – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

8:00PM – Tigran Hamasyan – CAP UCLA Royce Hall – Westwood

8:00PM – David Jackson – Seabird Jazz Lounge – Long Beach

8:30PM – Thelma Houston – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Josh Johnson – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Anthony Wilson – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Cosmosquad - The Baked Potato – Studio City

Wednesday, May 4th at The E Spot Lounge, Studio City - ​Join acclaimed vocalist Daria to celebrate her new CD on Origin Records featuring songs by The Beatles and more -  with Otmaro Ruiz (piano), Abe Laboriel (bass) and Alex Acuna (drums).  8PM

Our Latest Blogs

Cathy Segal-Garcia reviews Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's Quartetto Fantastico in performance at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Quality Jazz In L.A..

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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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
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Bill A. Jones
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Shea Welsh
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​Sal Crocker
Jazz Saxophonist, Airline Pilot

Anthony Wilson

Friday & Saturday


Blue Whale

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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April closes with a SoCal jazz week featuring Anthony Wilson, Tierney Sutton, Kei Akagi, Daniel Rosenboom, Tigran Hamasyan, Marcel Camargo, Walfredo Reyes, Jr., Ethio Cali, Lao Tizer, Jacques Lesure, Doug Webb, Richie Gajate Garcia, Josh Johnson, Kevin O'Neal, David Angel, Ryan Whyman & Nora Germain, Thelma Houston, Jonathan Rowden, and Jason Lee Bruns.  Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.