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Friday 6/23

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

6:00PM – Clayton Cameron – LACMA – West L.A.

7:00PM – Maxayn Lewis – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Joey Dosik – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Gary Matsumoto – Bourbon Steak – Glendale

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

7:00PM – Leslie Smith – Canyon Bistro – Topanga

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

7:00PM – Mitchel Forman – Squashed Grapes – Ventura

7:00PM – Peter White – Hyatt Regency – Newport Beach

7:30PM – Eliana Estevao - Bar Fedora – Downtown

8:00PM – Groove Sauce – The E Spot Lounge – Studio City

8:00PM – Jennifer Keith – Sky Room – Long Beach

8:00PM – Grex – Battery Books - Pasadena

8:00PM - Joel Taylor - 1881 Club - Pasadena

8:30PM – Roberta Gambarini - Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Judy Wexler – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Walter Smith III – Blue Whale - Downtown

9:30PM – Anna Mjöll – The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

​Friday, July 7th at Catalina Jazz Club, Hollywood - ​SoCal favorite percussionist and vocalist Louie Cruz Beltran with Carlos Vivas (piano), Andrew Ford (bass), Ramon Banda, (drums) and Justin Janer (sax/flute)  8:30PM

Sunday 6/25

11:00AM – Kye Palmer – 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

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

12 Noon – Rufus Philpot – The Springs - Downtown

12 Noon – Jesse Palter – Perch – Downtown

2:00PM – Jon Mayer – Keyboard Concepts – Santa Monica

4:00PM – Nori Tani + Mr. Sekai – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro

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

7:00PM – Randy Jacobs – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

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

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

7:30PM – Annie Reiner – Catalina - Hollywood

8:00PM – Margo Rey – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Late Nite Jazz Orchestra – The E Spot Lounge – Studio City

9:00PM – Adam Ratner -  ETA – Highland Park

9:00PM – Work In Progress w/Kara Grainger – Joe's Great American – Burbank

9:00PM – Kenton Chen – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Brian Charette - The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

​​Sunday, July 2nd at The E Spot Lounge, Studio City - ​Vocalist Susan Krebs "At the Gate of Decade Eight" birthday concert to benefit LA Regional Food Bank with Rich Eames (piano), Jerry Kalaf (drums), Ken Wild (bass), Luis Mascaro (violin) and Chuck Manning (sax).  8PM

Thursday, July 20th at The Gardenia, West Hollywood - Singer Anna Danes makes her Gardenia debut in a show based on the story and the music of her recent chart-topping jazz album, "Find Your Wings", accompanied by pianist Steve Rawlins.  9PM

​​​Saturday 6/24

11:00AM – Uptown Jazz Festival – Houghton Park – Long Beach

11:00AM – Doug Webb – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

12 Noon – Todd Hunter – Perch – Downtown

5:00PM – Ciro Hurtado - LACMA – West L.A.

6:00PM – Dan Reckard – Seven Grand - Downtown

7:00PM – Bruce Forman – Squashed Grapes - Ventura

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

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

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

7:00PM – Carol Bach-y-Rita – Casa Arjona – Long Beach

7:30PM – P.L. Brown – Bar Fedora – Downtown

7:30PM – Louie Cruz Beltran – Wood House – San Marcos

8:00PM – Darrell Rahn – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

8:00PM – Christian McBride – Walt Disney Hall – Downtown

8:00PM – Buster Williams – Nate Holden Performing Arts Center – South L.A.

8:00PM – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Grand Performances - Downtown

8:30PM – Roberta Gambarini – Catalina – Hollywood

8:30PM – Sabine Pothier – Mr. C – Beverly Hills

9:00PM – Walter Smith III – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – George Bohanon – The World Stage – South L.A.

9:00PM – TrioKAIT - Vibrato – Bel Air

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

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

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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