LA Jazz Quick Calendar

(Check Neighborhoods and About & Out For Venue Links & Best Gig Details)

Cheryl Barnes

Jazz Vocalist, Performer

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

Upcoming SoCal Featured Jazz Events

Sunday 10/11

11:00AM – Lolly Allen – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

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

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

11:00AM – Mark Fitchett – Chez Melange – Redondo Beach

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown

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

6:00PM – Andy Waddell – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

6:30PM – Patrick Tuzzolino – Vibrato – Bel Air

6:30PM – Anita Robles – Garden Cafe – Sherman Oaks

7:00PM – Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club – Segerstrom Center For The Arts – Costa Mesa

7:30PM - Bob James - Catalina - Hollywood

7:30PM – Alex Cline's Flower Garden Orchestra – Valley Performing Arts Center – Northridge

7:30PM – Margo Rey – SoHo – Santa Barbara

8:00PM – Thundercat – The Regent - Downtown

9:00PM – Greg Osby – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Ripp Torn – The Baked Potato – Studio City

Dee Dee McNeil reviews eight new CD's including local artists Jessy J, Mark Christian Miller, and Criss Cross, a rare 1990 recording featuring pianist Bill Cunliffe. Check out her full reviews in the latest edition of Dee Dee's Jazz Diary.

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​​Saturday, October 10th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Keyboardist, "Wrecking Crew" member, and Baked Potato founder Don Randi will offer copies of his new autobiography "You've Heard These Hands" and perform with his long-running band Quest.  9:30PM

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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..

It's a solid week for SoCal jazz with shows from John Beasley, Greg Osby, Jane Monheit, Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland, Eddie Palmieri, Ramsey Lewis, David Sanborn, Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club, Diane Schurr, Bob James, Joe La Barbera, Allen Hinds, Henry Franklin, Eric Marienthal, Bob Sheppard, Alex Cline, Anthony Shadduck, Thundercat, Gillian Margot, and Bernie Dresel.   Discover the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.

Saturday 10/10

11:00AM – Sam Hirsh – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

7:00PM – Hard Bop Chicks – redwhiye+bluezz – Pasadena

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

8:00PM – MONK'estra & Monk Institute Ensemble – Musicians Institute – Hollywood

8:00PM – Ramsey Lewis & Sergio Mendes – Segerstrom Center For The Arts – Costa Mesa

8:00PM – Azar Lawrence – Seabird Jazz Lounge – Long Beach

8:00PM – David Sanborn – Royce Hall – Westwood

8:00PM – Mark Christian Miller – Market Broiler – Simi Valley

8:30PM – Bob James – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Joe La Barbera – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Rob Lockart – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Elliott Caine – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

9:30PM – Don Randi & Quest – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Ryan Cross & Aubrey Logan – Spaghettini – Beverly Hills

​Wednesday October 21st at The E Spot Lounge At Vitello's, Studio City – Danish singing sensation Sinne Eeg celebrates the release of her new CD “Eeg-Fonnesbæk” with bassist Thomas Fonnesbæk plus special guest saxophonist Roger Neumann.  8PM

Friday 10/9

6:00PM – Dave Tull – LACMA – West L.A.

8:00PM – Eddie Palmieri & Poncho Sanchez – Segerstrom Center For The Arts

8:00PM – Eric Marienthal – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

8:00PM – Jon Armstrong & Josh Johnson – Edye Broad Stage – Santa Monica

8;00PM – Diane Schuur – Hyatt Regency – Palm Springs

8:00PM – Oded Tzur – The E Spot Lounge – Studio City

8:00PM – Chris Botti – Hyatt Regency – Newport Beach

8:30PM – Buddy Rich Big Band – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM - Sarah Reich's Tap Music Project - Blue Whale - Downtown

9:00PM – Ron Stout – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:30PM – Cecilia Noel & The New Wild Clams – 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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