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Saturday, June 17th at The E Spot Lounge, Studio City - Kiki Ebsen (vocals/guitar/piano) presents the latest edition of her "Joni Mitchell Project" with Grant Geissman and Terry Wollman (guitars), Matt Starr (drums) and Steven Lawrence (bass). 8PM

Friday & Saturday June 16-17 at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Guitarist Michael Landau headlines with bassist Jimmy Johnson and drummer Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney) - 9:30 & 11:30PM

Friday, July 14th at Ventura College Performing Arts Center - "Giant of piano jazz" Roger Kellaway performs his classics for solo piano as well as excerpts from his “Visions of America”  with singer/violinist Calabria Foti in an intimate 400-seat venue.  8PM

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Saturdays at Desert Rose, Los Feliz - The Mark Z. Stevens Trio with Lou Forestieri on piano and Harvey Newmark on bass plus frequent special guests including John Altman, Chuck Manning, and Kim Richmond (Weather permitting).  7PM

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May winds down with a SoCal jazz week including Yellowjackets, John Daversa, Billy Childs, Ari Hoenig, Dwight Trible, Graham Dechter, Kevin van der Elzen, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Matt Mayhall, Brent Canter, Sandra Booker, Daniel Rosenboom, Allen Hinds, Leni Stern, Brienn Perry, and the five-day LA Jazz Institute Big Band Spectacular.   Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.

​​Sunday 5/28

8:30AM – LA Jazz Institute Big Band Festival – Westin LAX – West L.A.

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

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

11:00AM – Barbara Morrison – Catalina – Hollywood

11:30AM – Leslie Lembo & Raw Silk – SOhO – Santa Barbara

12 Noon – Rufus Philpot – The Springs - Downtown

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown

4:00PM – Sam Ross – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

6:30PM – Jacques Lesure – Lavender Blue – Inglewood

7:00PM – Vignes Rooftop Revival – Grand Central Market - Downtown

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

7:00PM – Louie Cruz Beltran – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

7:30PM – Daniel Rosenboom – The York – Highland Park

7:30PM - Donna McKechnie - Catalina - Hollywood

8:00PM – Connie Han – La Cuevita – Highland Park

8:00PM – Sandra Booker & Jazz Musicians Against Cancer – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Paulie Cerra – Joe's Great American – Burbank

8:00PM – Aaron Akins – The E Spot Lounge – Studio City

9:00PM – Candi Sosa – Blue Whale - Downtown

9:00PM – Ethan Sherman - ETA – Highland Park

9:30PM – John Daversa Big Band – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – California Feet Warmers – Seven Grand – Downtown

​Saturday 5/27

9:00AM – LA Jazz Institute Big Band Festival – Westin LAX – West L.A.

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

12 Noon – Todd Hunter – Perch – Downtown

5:00PM – Rose Mallett – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells

5:00PM – Conjunto Oye! - LACMA – West L.A.

6:00PM – Alex Haven – Seven Grand - Downtown

7:00PM – Charged Particles – Squashed Grapes - Ventura

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

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

7:00PM – Jacquelyn Schrieber – Bourbon Steak – Glendale

7:00PM – Kelly Jocoy – Pete Carlson's – Palm Desert

7:00PM – Anne Farnsworth – Paradise Bar – Long Beach

7:30PM – Cathy Segal-Garcia – Bar Fedora - Downtown

8:00PM – Trio Eclectic – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

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

8:00PM – Five Got Rhythm – The E Spot Lounge – Studio City

8:30PM – Wayne Linsey – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Ari Hoenig – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – John Daversa Big Band -  The Baked Potato – Studio City

9:30PM – Jesse Palter – The Boardroom – Downtown

9:30PM – Teka - Vibrato – Bel Air

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Friday 5/26

9:00AM – LA Jazz Institute Big Band Festival – Westin LAX - West L.A.

1:00PM – Woody James Big Band – Viva Cantina – Burbank

6:00PM – Dwight Trible – LACMA – West L.A.

7:00PM – Jeff Robinson – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Joey Dosik – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Zach Provost – Bourbon Steak – Glendale

7:00PM – David Arnay – Parkway Grill - Pasadena

7:00PM – Triple Scale – Canyon Bistro – Topanga

7:00PM – Kelly Jocoy – Pete Carlson's – Palm Desert

7:00PM – Lenny Stack – Henri's Back Room – Canoga Park

7:00PM – Hans Ottsen – Squashed Grapes - Ventura

8:00PM – Ken Kawamura – Boathouse Collective – Costa Mesa

8:30PM – Candi Sosa - Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Pat Senatore – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Graham Dechter - Blue Whale – Downtown

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

9:30PM – Charles & Laura – Boardroom – Downtown

Wednesday, June 7th at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood - Vocalist Sylvia Brooks celebrates the release of her third CD, "The Arrangement", with a band including Christian Jacob, Otmaro Ruiz, Quinn Johnson, Jeff Driskill, Ron Stout, Aaron Serfaty & more.  8:30PM

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