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Sunday, September 10th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - For a preemptive celebration of the Moon Festival, composer/arranger Alan Chan goes upside-down to scour the most exciting big band expressions and present his findings with his 17-piece orchestra!  9:30PM

Wednesday 8/23

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

6:00PM – Donald Dean – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

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

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

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

7:00PM – Erin Bentlage – Edwin Mills - Pasadena

7:00PM – Greg Spaulding – Squashed Grapes – Ventura

7:30PM – Matthew Yeakley – Continental Club – Downtown

7:30PM – Victor Murrillo – SOhO – Santa Barbara

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

8:00PM – Herbie Hancock / Kamasi Washington – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood

8:30PM -  Leslie Bee & Kevin O'Neal – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Terreon Gully - Blue Whale – Downtown

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

9:30PM – Broken Toiz - The Baked Potato – Studio City

Monday 8/21

5:00PM - Cathy Segal-Garcia - 118 Degrees - Tarzana 

7:00PM – Molly Miller – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Doug MacDonald – 1221 Lounge – Burbank

9:00PM – Au Brothers Sextet – Joe's Great American Bar & Grill - Burbank

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

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

9:30PM – Monday Night Pro Jammz – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Carey Frank – Sassafras Saloon – Hollywood

​​Tuesday 8/22

5:30PM – Chase Huna – Festival Of Arts – Laguna Beach

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

7:30PM – John Pisano's Guitar Night with Rich Severson – Viva Cantina – Burbank

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

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

8:00PM – Homenaje – TRiP – Santa Monica

8:00PM – Dave Damiani – Vibrato – Bel Air

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

8:30PM – Trevor Anderies – Birds & Bees - Downtown

9:00PM – Julian Coryell – TRiP -  Santa Monica

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

9:00PM – Peter Adams – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Ethan Sherman - ETA – Highland Park

9:30PM – Thelonious Monkey - The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

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