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Tuesday 4/23

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

5:00PM – Steve Johnson – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

5:00PM – Derrik Lewis – Tropicale Coral Seas Lounge – Palm Springs  

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 L.A.

7:00PM – Jason Fabus w/Natalie Mendoza – The Country Club – Costa Mesa 

7:30PM – Chapman University Jazz Bands w/Rickey Woodard – Musco Center – Orange 

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

8:00PM – Roy McCurdy – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills

8:00PM – Strange Jazz Universe – Industry Cafe – Culver City 

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

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

8:30PM – Colburn School Jazz Workshop – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Katalyst – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Dos Bros – TRiP – Santa Monica 

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

Saturday April 27th at South Pasadena Public Library - Grammy-winning vocalist Luciana Souza with pianist Otmaro Ruiz, vocalist Julia Vari, and David Plenn perform on the library's Carnegie Stage as part of the 11th Annual Eclectic Music Festival - Free admission.  4-7PM

Thursday 4/25

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

5:00PM – Derrik Lewis – Tropicale Coral Seas Lounge – Palm Springs 

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

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Cassia DeMayo – Barcito – Downtown

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

7:00PM – David Ross w/Cathy Segal-Garcia – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Mon David – The Merc – Temecula 

7:00PM – Hans Ottsen – Hong Kong Inn – Ventura 

7:30PM – Jean-Michael Bernard – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – VDE Big Band – Vitello's – Studio City 

7:30PM – VR Smith – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena 

8:00PM – Otmaro Ruiz & Bruno Manguiera – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Sunny Blue – Pips On La Brea – West L.A.   

8:00PM – Logan Johnson – BMPAC – South L.A.  

8:00PM – Linda Purl – The Muck – Fullerton 

8:00PM – Michelle Coltrane – Westlake Brewing Company – Westlake Village 

​8:30PM – 8-Bit Jazz Heroes – The Press Restaurant – Claremont 

9:00PM – Billy Mohler – ETA – Highland Park

9:00PM – Dean Mucetti – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Strange Jazz Universe Jazz Jam – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

9:00PM – Woody Mankowski – Joe's Great American – Burbank 

9:30PM – Benjamin Shepherd – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

10:00PM – Joey De Leon – Cana Rum Bar – Downtown 

10:00PM – Sax Offenders – Seven Grand – Downtown ​

​Tuesday, April 30th at Barbara Morrison PAC, South L.A. - Vocalist Karina Corradini debuts her new CD with Mahesh Balasooriya (piano), Will Lyle (bass), Roy McCurdy (drums), Nolan Shaheed (trumpet), Rickey Woodard (sax), and Munuyngo Jackson (percussion). 7PM

Wednesday 4/24

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

6:00PM – Tim Gill – Casino San Clemente – San Clemente 

6:00PM – Bill Spoke – Lighthouse -  Hermosa Beach 

6:30PM – Shelley Yoelin – Woody's Palm House – Palm Springs 

6:30PM – Slim Man – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells 

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 – Riner Scivally – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

7:00PM – Martin Diller – Hotel Zoso – Palm Springs 

​7:00PM – Anthony Wilson – Urban Radish – Downtown

7:30PM – John Proulx – Vitello's – Studio City 

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

7:30PM – James Newton – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood

8:00PM – Nick Mancini – Sam First – West L.A.  

8:00PM – Carey Frank – Three Clubs – Hollywood 

8:00PM – DE Quartet – Oyster House – Studio City 

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

8:00PM – Wayne Spencer – BMPAC – South L.A.  

8:30PM – Tim Fenton – Oeno Wine Bar – Atwater Village  

9:00PM – Fabiano Do Nascimento – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Kathleen Grace & Kaveh Rastegar – The Love Song Bar – Downtown  

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

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Friday, April 26th at Barbara Morrsion Performing Arts Center, South LA - Vocalist Angie Gamble pays tribute to the great Shirley Horn, backed by Mahesh Balasooriya (piano), Richard Simon (bass), Dori Amarillo (guitar) and Sheldon Reed (drums).  8PM 

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