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Thursday, October 25th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Vocalist Claude Hall shares standards that speak to my soul, joined by Jamieson Trotter (keys), Peter Buck (drums), Dori Amarilio (guitar), and Chris Colangelo (bass), with guest vocalist Maria de la Vega.  9:30PM

​Sunday October 21st at Amuse Music Center, Rolling Hills Estates - Amuse Music celebrates its 30th anniversary with a free jazz concert featuring students with Jean Strickland (flute), Paul Gormley (bass), David Witham (piano), Dick Weller (drums), and Dave Pozzi (sax). 2PM

Wednesday 10/17

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

6:00PM – Riner Scivally – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

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 

7:00PM – Mandy Kemp – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

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

7:30PM – Munyungo Jackson – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood  

8:00PM – Music Of Henry Mancini – The Soraya Great Hall - Northridge

8:00PM – Jimmy Reid – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

8:30PM – Janice Freeman – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Jeff Goldblum- Rockwell Table & Stage – Los Feliz 

9:00PM – Nik Bärtsch – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

9:30PM – Jerry Vivino – The Baked Potato – Studio City ​

​​Tuesday 10/16

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

7:00PM – Lola Haag – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

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

7:30PM – Jon Mayer – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Tara Louise – The Country Club – Costa Mesa 

7:30PM – Hendrik Meurkens & Bill Cunliffe – Vitello's – Studio City  

8:00PM – Dayna Stephens – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Corcovado – TRiP – Santa Monica  

8:30PM – Bruce Forman & Dannielle DeAndrea – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills

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

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

8:30PM – Doug Webb & Larry Goldings – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Sirintip – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Gin Ling Jazz Project & Jam – General Lee's – Chinatown 

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

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

​​Sunday, October 21st at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Alan Chan and his 17-piece orchestra are teaming up with singer-songwriters Toonyun and Ben Thomas for a night of great music, combining delicate sonorities with intriguing stories.   9:30PM

Thursday 10/18

12 Noon – Jazz Holiday Band – Joe's Great American – Burbank

6:00PM – Javier Vergara – Senor Fish – Downtown

6:30PM – Steve Oliver – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells 

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – David Ross w/Barbara Morrison – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – David Garfield – Bogie's – Westlake Village

7:00PM – Cassia DeMayo – Barcito – Downtown 

7:00PM – Ken Bauer Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank  

7:30PM – David Marcus – Il Piccolo Verde – Brentwood

7:30PM – Kornél Fekete-Kovacs – The Merc – Temecula

7:30PM – Mark Goldenberg/Adam Levy/Frank Potenza – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena

7:30PM – M-Pact – Vitello's – Studio City

7:30PM – Brenna Whitaker – Vibrato – Bel Air 

8:00PM – Joey Sellers – Cooks Chapel – Anaheim  

8:00PM – Danny Janklow & Larry Goldings – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Ryan Cross – Preux & Proper – Downtown 

8:00PM – Jimmie Owens – The Mixx – Pasadena 

8:00PM – Elena Gilliam – Barley Forge – Costa Mesa 

8:00PM – John Scofield's Combo 66 – Theatre Raymond Kabbaz – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Matt Cohen – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood 

8:30PM – Ed Vodicka Feline Rescue Benefit – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:30PM – Baldy Mountain Jazz Band – The Press Restaurant – Claremont 

9:00PM – Jakob Bro – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Paulie Cerra – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:30PM – Chef Dave Rozier – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Organ Donors – Seven Grand – Downtown 

​​Saturday, October 20th at San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Tarzana - Saxophonist Ernie Watts joins vocalist Janis Mann for the October Jazz Muse concert, backed by Grammy-winner Bill Cunliffe on piano, Bruce Lett on bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums.  8PM

Thursday, November 1st at the Warwick LA, Hollywood - Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Chris Norton brings his quartet to the Warwick for a swinging night of crooning and cocktails featuring Max Haymer (piano), Dave Robaire (bass), Will Brahm (guitar), and Dan Schnelle (drums).  7PM

Thursday, October 25th at the Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara - Pianist/vocalist Champian Fulton kicks off a new series entitled "Jazz At The Ballroom" at the beautiful Belmond El Encanto hotel, featuring a supper club-style evening of jazz standards.  Dinner available.  7:30PM 

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