Sunday 2/17

9:30AM – Newport Beach Jazz Party – Marriott Hotel & Spa – Newport Center

11:00AM – Peter Myers Big Band – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

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

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

11:00AM – Bri Sarikcioglu – Luxe Hotel Sunset – Bel Air

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown

1:00PM – Emmett Cohen – SOhO – Santa Barbara 

4:00PM – 4 Level Interchange – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro 

4:00PM – Riner Scivally – Salon On Buffalo – Valley Glen 

5:00PM – Jacques Lesure – Lavender Blue – Inglewood

6:00PM – Cougar Estrada – The Press Restaurant – Claremont 

7:00PM – Richard Glaser – Barkley Restaurant – South Pasadena

7:00PM – Jazzaholics – Tabula Rasa Bar – Hollywood 

7:00PM – Brandon Bae – Grand Central Market – Downtown 

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown 

7:00PM – Ilya Serov – Spaghettini – Seal Beach  

7:00PM – Matt Barber – Alhambra Performing Arts Center – Alhambra 

7:30PM – Steve Tyrell – Catalina – Hollywood   

8:00PM – Andy Farber – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Jack's Cats – Cicada Club – Downtown 

8:00PM – Gary Bartz + Theo Crocker – Lodge Room – Highland Park 

9:00PM – Kei Akagi – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra – The Canyon – Santa Clarita 

9:30PM – Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

Saturday, February 23rd at San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Tarzana - Vocalist Janis Mann continues her Jazz Muse series with pianist Jeff Colella and guitarist Larry Koonse playing “Moonlight Becomes You: Songs of Jimmy Van Heusen”.  8PM

Tuesday 2/19

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

5:00PM – Steve Johnson – Viva Rancho Cantina – 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 L.A. 

7:00PM – Shoshana Bean – The Standard – West Hollywood 

7:30PM – Mark Christian Miller – Vibrato – Bel Air  

7:30PM – Aaron Diehl – Athenaeum Library – La Jolla  

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

7:30PM – Showcase Night – The Baked Potato – Studio City    

8:00PM – Janis Mann – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills

8:00PM – Nels Cline – UCSD The Loft – La Jolla  

8:30PM – Annette Warren & Bob Remstein – Catalina – Hollywood 

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

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

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

9:00PM – Dos Bros – TRiP – Santa Monica 

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

10:00PM – Joey De Leon – Las Perlas – Downtown ​

​Monday 2/18

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

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

7:00PM – Ken Peplowski – Pete Carlson's – Palm Desert 

7:00PM – Ron Kobayashi w/Lola Toben - 17th St Grill – Tustin 

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

7:30PM – Sy Smith – Vitello's – Studio City 

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

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 – I'm Sorry + Norwegian Legal Team – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Benny Brydern – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

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

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

Wednesday, February 20th at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood - Vocalist & pianist Diane Marino offers music from her new CD devoted to Gloria Lynne, plus the Great American Songbook, featuring Rickey Woodard (sax), Larry Koonse (guitar), and Clayton Cameron (drums).  8:30PM 

Sunday, February 24th at Neighborhood UU Church, Pasadena - The Spring 2019 Jazz 'N Paz series kicks off with Black Market Reverie featuring Lyman Medeiros and Renee Myara mixing jazz French Pop, and Americana to create original harmonies and songs.  5PM

Sunday, February 17th at the Baked Potato, Studio City - Celebrate the big fat Year of the Pig with award-winning composer Alan Chan and his 17-piece jazz orchestra, featuring singer-songwriter Ben Thomas and Toonyun, with original pieces and arrangements. 9:30PM

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