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​​Saturday, October 20th at San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Tarzana - Saxophonist Ernie Watts joins vocalist Janis Mann for the October Jazz Muse concert, backed by Grammy-winner Bill Cunliffe on piano, Bruce Lett on bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums.  8PM

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​​Tuesday 10/16

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

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 – Lola Haag – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

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

7:30PM – Jon Mayer – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Tara Louise – The Country Club – Costa Mesa 

7:30PM – Hendrik Meurkens & Bill Cunliffe – Vitello's – Studio City  

8:00PM – Dayna Stephens – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Corcovado – TRiP – Santa Monica  

8:30PM – Bruce Forman & Dannielle DeAndrea – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills

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

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

8:30PM – Doug Webb & Larry Goldings – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Sirintip – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Gin Ling Jazz Project & Jam – General Lee's – Chinatown 

9:30PM – Showcase Night – The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

Thursday, October 25th at the Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara - Pianist/vocalist Champian Fulton kicks off a new series entitled "Jazz At The Ballroom" at the beautiful Belmond El Encanto hotel, featuring a supper club-style evening of jazz standards.  Dinner available.  7:30PM 

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Kiki Ebsen

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Lois Mosgrove

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Warren Hagood

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Yevette Stewart

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Sharon Marie Cline

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Gerry Rothschild

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Angelo Divino
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Liz Holmes
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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

Monday 10/15

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Downtown

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

7:30PM – Cathy Segal-Garcia – Arcwood Restaurant & Wine Bar – Tarzana 

7:30PM – This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina - Burbank 

7:30PM – Improvisatory Minds – Vitello's – Studio City 

7:30PM – SBCC Monday Madness Jazz Band – SohO – Santa Barbara 

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

9:00PM – Stuart Leibig – Blue Whale – Downtown 

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 – Hi-Fi Honeydrops – Joe's Great American – Burbank

9:30PM – Scott Kinsey – The Baked Potato – Studio City

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​​Sunday, October 21st at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Alan Chan and his 17-piece orchestra is teaming up with singer-songwriters Toonyun and Ben Thomas for a night of great music, combining delicate sonorities with intriguing stories.   9:30PM

SoCal jazz highlights this week include Ahmad Jamal, John Scofield, Josh Nelson, Munyungo Jackson, Larry Goldings, Alan Bergman & Tierney Sutton, Scott Kinsey, George Colligan, Doug Webb, Ernie Watts & Janis Mann, Alan Chan, Grace Kelly, Freda Payne, Michael Mayo, Joshua White & Alex Cline, Jon Mayer, and Dayna Stephens.     Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.  

Wednesday 10/17

5:30PM – Sylvia Rodriguez – Crowne Plaza Hotel Blu Restaurant – San Pedro 

6:00PM – Riner Scivally – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

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

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

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

7:00PM – Mandy Kemp – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

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

7:30PM – Munyungo Jackson – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood  

8:00PM – Music Of Henry Mancini – The Soraya Great Hall - Northridge

8:00PM – Jimmy Reid – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

8:30PM – Janice Freeman – Catalina – Hollywood 

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

9:00PM – Nik Bärtsch – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

9:30PM – Jerry Vivino – The Baked Potato – Studio City ​

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Thursday, October 25th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Vocalist Claude Hall shares standards that speak to my soul, joined by Jamieson Trotter (keys), Peter Buck (drums), Dori Amarilio (guitar), and Chris Colangelo (bass), with guest vocalist Maria de la Vega.  9:30PM

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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Thursday, November 1st at the Warwick LA, Hollywood - Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Chris Norton brings his quartet to the Warwick for a swinging night of crooning and cocktails featuring Max Haymer (piano), Dave Robaire (bass), Will Brahm (guitar), and Dan Schnelle (drums).  7PM

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