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​Wednesday, May 29th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Keyboardist Steve Weingart and vocalist Renee Jones debut songs from their latest CD "Oasis", backed by Mike Miller (guitar), Ben Shepherd (bass), and Joel Taylor (drums).  9:30PM  

​​Wednesday 5/22

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

6:00PM – Louis Van Taylor – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

6:00PM – Swingsations – Casino San Clemente – San Clemente  

6:30PM – Slim Man – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells 

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 

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

7:30PM – John Beasley – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood

7:30PM – Andy James – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Jason Obermann – Feinstein's at Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill – Garry Marshall Theatre – Toluca Lake

8:00PM – DE Quartet – Oyster House – Studio City 

8:00PM – ECC Concert Jazz Band – Marsee Auditorium – Torrance    

8:00PM – Amy Bormet & Ana Barreiro – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:30PM – Colibri Quartet – Oeno Wine Bar – Atwater Village  

8:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

9:00PM – John Tegmeyer – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:30PM – Steve Fister – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Carey Frank – Three Clubs – Hollywood  

Saturday, June 8th at Alvas Showroom, San Pedro - Saxophonist Dale Fielder celebrates the release of his 21st album, "Consensus", with  Jane Getz (piano), Bill Markus (bass), Thomas White (drums), and Rita Edmond (vocals).  8PM

Thursday, June 6th at Vitello's, Studio City - Vocalist ​Karina Corradini presents songs from her debut album backed by Sam Hirsh (piano), Will Lyle (bass), Roy McCurdy (drums), Nolan Shaheed (trumpet), Rickey Woodard (sax) and Munyungo Jackson (percussion).  8PM

Thursday, May 23rd at The Gardenia, West Hollywood - Vocalist Claude Hall offers an intimate evening of the bare essentials and deeper connections, borrowing from the repertoires of Mark Winkler, Peggy Lee and Nina Simone, accompanied by pianist Jamieson Trotter.  7PM 

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Monday 5/20

6:00PM – Larry Fuller – Bacchus' Kitchen – Pasadena 

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Los Angeles 

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

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

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

8:30PM – Jazz Butchers – The Mint – West L.A.  

9:00PM – Hot Club Of Los Angeles – Cinema Bar – Culver City

9:00PM – Falls 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 – Jeff Parker – ETA – Highland Park

9:00PM – California Feetwarmers – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:00PM – Timothy Fenton – Blue Whale – Downtown

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

10:00PM – Joey De Leon – Cana Rum Bar – Downtown 

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

​​Friday, May 24th at CSUN Nordhoff Hall, Northridge - Grammy winning vocalist Patti Austin headlines a night of "BeBop To HipHop" featuring drummer Trevor Lawrence, Jr., a scholarship benefit for the 2019 Teenage Drama Workshop.  7:30PM

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Tuesday 5/21

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

5:00PM – Steve Johnson – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank  

5:00PM – Derrik Lewis – Tropicale Coral Seas Lounge – Palm Springs 

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 L.A.

7:00PM – Bonnie Bowden – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

7:30PM – Patrick Barnitt w/Paul McDonald Big Band – Vitello's – Studio City 

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

7:30PM – Danny Jonokuchi Big Band w/Melissa Morgan – Vibrato – Bel Air 

8:00PM – Roy McCurdy – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills

8:00PM – Strange Jazz Universe – Industry Cafe – Culver City 

8:00PM – Matt Mayhall – The York – Highland Park 

8:30PM – LACHSA Jazz Bands – Catalina – Hollywood 

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

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

9:00PM – Brent Canter – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Blanco Diablo – TRiP – Santa Monica 

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

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

​Tuesday, May 28th at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood - In support of his latest album "Silverthorne", drummer Bob Holz fronts an all-star L.A. band at Catalina featuring Brandon Fields (sax), Mike Miller (guitar), Ben Shepherd (bass), and Billy Steinway (keys). 

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