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Thursday August 2nd & Friday August 3rd at The Escondite - Catch saxophonist Doug Webb's All-Stars with drummer Danny Carey of Tool at the intimate The Escondite in downtown LA, joined by Jimmy Earl on bass, Toshi Yanagi on guitar, and Mitchel Forman on keys.  7PM  Tickets exclusively @

​​​​Music schedules can change on short notice - please check directly with the venue for any last-minute changes.  Links to nearly every venue are available on the Neighborhoods pages.  If you're not feeling well, please stay home.

Wednesday's Big Band Night at the Hollywood Bowl leads a SoCal jazz week including Jane Monheit, Ann Hampton Callaway, Graham Dechter & Alex Frank, Bevan Manson, Mark Guiliana, Peter Erskine, Pete Escovedo, Joshua White, Danny Janklow, Cathlene Pineda, and Blanco Diablo.   

Please see the Quick Calendar (below) and About & Out online at for ten days of curated SoCal live jazz picks – both are updated on a regular basis throughout the week.

Tom Meek, President & Managing Editor        

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Sunday 7/21

10:00AM – Ben Sachs – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

10:00AM – Will Donato – Hotel Zoso – Palm Springs 

11:00AM – Mercedes Moore – Books & Records – San Diego 

11:00AM – Sue Palmer – Hotel Republic – San Diego 

11:00AM – Will Donato – Hotel Zoso – Palm Springs 

12:30PM – Tom Dante – Mozambique – Laguna Beach 

1:00PM – Sam Shepherd – Jack's Restaurant – Dana Point 

2:00PM – Patrick Barnitt – Urban Press Winery – Burbank 

5:00PM – Nutty – Thomas Ridley Central Park – Huntington Beach 

5:00PM – Midiri Brothers – Norris Pavilion – Rolling Hills Estates 

5:00PM – Allen Takatsuka – Zinc Bar – Laguna Beach 

5:00PM – Gilbert Castellanos – Tio Leo's Lounge – San Diego  

5:00PM – Beth Rohde Jam Session – Barsha – Hermosa Beach 

5:30PM – Sharon Marie Cline – The Drake – Laguna Beach 

5:30PM – Jacques Lesure – Lavender Blue – Inglewood 

6:00PM – Jasmine Band – Playhouse Village Park – Pasadena 

6:00PM – Mike Wofford – The Manhattan – La Jolla 

6:00PM – Irving Flores – Madison On Park – San Diego 

6:00PM – Ken Song – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

6:00PM – Jelly Roll Jazz Band – Casey's Tavern – Canoga Park 

7:00PM – Chris Standring/Patrick Lamb/Gregg Karukas – South Coast Winery – Temecula 

7:00PM – Billy Vera Big Band – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Kiki Valero – Catalina – Hollywood 

8:00PM – Sam Hirsh – Kookaburra Lounge – Hollywood 

8:00PM – JD Hall – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

10:00PM – Ryan Cross – Delilah – West Hollywood 

Monday 7/22

6:00PM – Riner Scivally – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

6:00PM – Angelo Metz – Wally's – Santa Monica 

6:30PM – Tommy Gannon – Il Sogno Italiano – San Diego 

7:00PM – Mikan Zlatkovich – Eddie V's – San Diego

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Downtown 

8:00PM – Judy Wexler – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

8:00PM – Jacques Lesure Jam Session – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

8:00PM – Jeff Parker ETA IVTet – Zebulon – Silverlake 

​8:00PM – Tom Kubis Big Band – Gaslamp – Long Beach  

8:00PM – Very Good Mondays – Gold-Diggers – Hollywood 

8:00PM – Jazz Eclectic – Sofitel Riviera 31 – Beverly Hills

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

9:00PM – Trio Renacimiento – Las Perlas – Downtown 

Tuesday 7/23

8:30AM – Matt Politano – Jones Coffee Roasters – Pasadena 

5:30PM – Quarteto Nuevo – Festival of Arts – Laguna Beach 

5:30PM – Andrea Miller – The Drake – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Calabria Foti & Kenny Washington – Bistango – Irvine 

6:00PM – Mike Wofford – The Manhattan – La Jolla 

6:00PM – Glen Fisher Jazz Jam – Humphrey's Backstage – San Diego 

6:30PM – Yve Evans – Eddie V's – Palm Desert 

7:00PM – Tribute To Joe Henderson – Jazz Lounge – San Diego 

7:00PM – Charlie Arbelaez – Senses Bistro – San Diego 

7:00PM – Justin Chart – Arth Bar & Kitchen – Culver City 

7:00PM – Chris Norton – La Puglia – Santa Monica 

7:00PM – Grape Gratitude Jazz Jam – The Grape – Ventura 

7:00PM – Louis Valenzuela – Madison On Park – San Diego 

7:00PM – Keri Kelsey Open Mic – The Gardenia – West Hollywood 

7:30PM – Nate Birkey – SOhO – Santa Barbara 

7:30PM – Ryan Porter Tuesday Happenings Jam – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Jay Jennings – The Baked Potato – Studio City  

8:00PM – The Brig Band – The Brig – Venice 

9:00PM – Matthew Yeakley Jazz Jam – General Lee's – Chinatown 


Sunday, August 25th at View Music Bar, Torrance - Check out the Summer Summer Jazz & R&B Night at View featuring Nils, Michael Garvin, Joe Leavy, Heidi Tann, CTK and more!  Be a part of this world-class show in an intimate setting, one night only!  7:30PM​


LA Jazz Quick Calendar

Visit The Neighborhoods Pages For More Venue Information & About & Out Online At For Ten Days Of Curated SoCal Jazz Listings

Justin Chart

Saxophonist, Colorstorm

Natalie Jacob

Vocalist, Recording Artist

Douglas Flaker

SoCal Jazz Fan

Dean Mucetti

Drummer, Bandleader

Cheryl Barnes

Jazz Vocalist, Performer

Kiki Ebsen

​Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter

Lois Mosgrove

Marketing Professional

Liz Holmes
Vocalist, Retro Swing

Bill A. Jones
Actor, Singer

Shea Welsh
Guitarist, Producer, Songwriter

​Sal Crocker
Jazz Saxophonist, Airline Pilot

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The Baked Potato is offering on demand repeats of select livestream concerts.  Shows feature Kyle Eastwood, Mitchel Forman, Dean Brown, Doug Webb, Luis Conte, Scott Kinsey, Don Randi & Quest, and more.  Check out the shows live from The Baked Potato stage here.  ​

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Saturday, July 27th at Hawg Heaven BBQ & Gastropub, Pasadena - Howie Levine sings Sinatra and The Great American Songbook with guest vocalist Paula Sargent and pianist Mike Saul's Jazz Quartet.  7PM