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Tuesday 8/21

12Noon – 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 – Jesse Bradley – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

7:30PM – Chris Standring – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

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

7:30PM – Jazz Comedy Night – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Connie Han – The Country Club – Costa Mesa 

8:00PM – Corcovado – TRiP – Santa Monica 

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

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

9:00PM – Lappit-Rocha Sextet – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Blanco Diablo – TRiP – Santa Monica 

9:30PM – Chad Wackerman – The Baked Potato – Studio City

9:30PM – Strange Jazz Universe Jazz Jam – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank  

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

​​Monday 8/20

5:30PM – Anne Walsh & Tom Zink – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Justin Kauflin – Bacchus' Kitchen – Pasadena 

7:00PM – Rich Hinman – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Eric Ekstrand – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

7:30PM – This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina - Burbank 

8:00PM – Gretje Angell – The Famous – Glendale

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

9:00PM – Matthew Yeakley Monday Night Jam – Falls Lounge – Downtown

9:00PM – Jazz Eclectic Jam – Sofitel Riviera 31 – Beverly Hills

9:00PM – Eric Ekstrand Jam Session – Colombo's – Eagle Rock

9:00PM – Sean Harrison – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Rolling Figs Orchestra – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:30PM – Scott Kinsey – The Baked Potato – Studio City

Wednesday 8/22

6:00PM – John Pizzarelli – Marriott Hotel & Spa – Newport Center

6:00PM – Kendall Kay – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

6:00PM – The Lineage Trio – Seven Degrees – Laguna Beach

6:00PM – Gina Saputo – Casino San Clemente – San Clemente 

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

6:30PM – Joel Fleisher – Woody's Palm House – Palm Springs 

7:00PM – Doug MacDonald – AJ's On The Green – Cathedral City

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

7:00PM – Ernie Watts – LA Third Church For Spiritual Living – South L.A.

7:00PM – Sean Harrison – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

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

7:30PM – Gerald Clayton – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood  

7:30PM – Josh Nelson – Vibrato – Bel Air

7:30PM – Chuck Manning – Troesh Conference Center – Riverside 

8:00PM – Debbie Joyce – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

8:00PM – Kevin Hicks – Oneo Wine Bar – Atwater Village 

8:30PM – Street Corner Renaissance – Catalina – Hollywood  

9:00PM – Bearstronauts – Blue Whale – Downtown

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

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

9:30PM – Louie Palmer – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

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Saturdays at Desert Rose, Los Feliz - The Mark Z. Stevens Trio plus frequent special guests including John Altman, Chuck Manning, Bill Cunliffe, Theo Saunders and Kim Richmond (weather permitting - check for reservations and music).  7PM

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Sunday, August 26th at Vibrato, Bel Air - Hefti plays Hefti, led by Hall of Fame ASCAP composer Neal Hefti's son Paul and featuring singer Devyn Rush - Honoring Paul's mother singer Frances Wayne on her birthday - Come celebrate!  7:30PM

​​Saturday, August 25th at the Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo - Put on your dancing shoes and head back to the 30's and 40's for the finale of Summer Swing Nights with The Swing Dames and their 7-piece big band featuring special guest Reggie Lee!  7PM