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Cheryl Barnes

Jazz Vocalist, Performer


Kiki Ebsen

​Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter


Lois Mosgrove

Marketing Professional


Warren Hagood

Musician, Sai Whatt Band


Yevette Stewart

Jazz Vocalist


Sharon Marie Cline

Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter


Gerry Rothschild

Leader, Gerry Rothschild Band


Angelo Divino
Vocalist, Writer, Producer


Liz Holmes
Vocalist, Retro Swing


Doug Miller
Jazz Fanatic


Alison Freebairn-Smith
Independent Promoter


Bill A. Jones
Actor, Singer


Shea Welsh
Guitarist, Producer, Songwriter


​Sal Crocker
Jazz Saxophonist, Airline Pilot




Rachelle Ferrell

Thu-Sun at Catalina Jazz Club

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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April closes with a SoCal jazz week featuring Rachelle Ferrell, Diane Schuur, Dean Brown, Donny McCaslin, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Mongorama, Hadrien Feraud, Doug Webb, Phil Norman, Joey Navarro, Nolan Shaheed, Katie Thiroux, Billy Vera, Mike Gurrola, San Gabriel 7, VDE Big Band, and Thelonious Monkey.   Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.

Thursday 4/27

6:30PM – Stuart Elster – Bourbon Steak - Glendale

6:30PM – Carolyn Martinez – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells

7:00PM – David Ross – L.A. Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Ben Rose Band with Laura Mace – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Dave Paterson – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Glen Roberts Big Band – Viva Cantina – Burbank

7:00PM – Lounge Trio – Squashed Grapes – Ventura

7:00PM – Sam Riney – Canyon Bistro – Topanga

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

7:30PM – Markus Burger – The Merc – Temecula

7:30PM – Louie Cruz Beltran – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena

8:00PM – Jimmy Branly – Mambo's Cafe - Glendale

8:00PM – Peter Smith – Langham Hotel Tap Room - Pasadena

8:00PM – Dmitri Matheny – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Denny Dennis – Barley Forge – Costa Mesa

8:30PM – Rachelle Ferrell – Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Kevin Yokota – ETA – Highland Park

9:00PM – The Kandinsky Effect – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Armand Sabal-Lecco's Positive Army – The Baked Potato – Studio City

9:30PM – Alanna & These Fine Gentlemen – Boardroom  - Downtown

Tuesday 4/25

6:30PM – Route 66 Jazz Trio – Bourbon Steak – Glendale

7:00PM – Brian Swartz – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Barbara Morrison – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Millikan High School Jazz Band – Spaghettini – Seal Beach

7:30PM – John Pisano's Guitar Night w/Laurence Juber – Viva Cantina – Burbank

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

7:30PM – CSULB Jazz Band – McKinney Theater – Mission Viejo

8:00PM – Hugh Sheridan – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Chris Speed – ETA – Highland Park

9:00PM – Nick Mancini – TRiP – Santa Monica

9:00PM – Long Beach Jazz Jam – Stache Bar – Long Beach

9:00PM – Linear Ghost -  Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Hadrien Feraud – Baked Potato – Studio City

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

Sunday, April 30th at Ascension Lutheran Church, Thousand Oaks - Saxophonist Phil Norman's Grammy-nominated tentet including pianist Christian Jacob, guitarist Larry Koonse, bassist Kevin Axt, and trumpeters Carl Saunders and Ron Stout.  4PM

​​Saturday, April 29th at Caltech Gates Patio, Pasadena - The high-energy San Gabriel 7 plays the 17th annual Caltech Jazz Festival, along with the Caltech Jazz Band, The Adam Hersh Project and more. Bring a lawn chair and picnic basket for this free event!   4:30PM 

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Wednesday 4/26

6:00PM – Doug Webb - Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

6:00PM – Calixto Oviedo – Alex Theatre - Glendale

6:30PM – Andy Langham – Bourbon Steak - Glendale

7:00PM – Karen Hernandez & Jimmy Spencer – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

7:00PM – Yuko Mabuchi – redwhite+bluezz – Pasadena

7:00PM – Dave Paterson – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – SBCC New World Jazz Ensemble – Squashed Grapes - Ventura

8:00PM – Frank Stallone – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Ronnie Gutierrez Pro Jazz Jam – Monty's – Woodland Hills

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

9:30PM – Navarro – The Baked Potato – Studio City

​Saturday, May 13th at Alvas Showroom, San Pedro - The Baker Brothers Big Band will feature contemporary and classic instrumental and vocal charts from arrangers and composers such as Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Sammy Nestico, Neil Hefti, Dave Wolpe and more.  8PM

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