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Tuesday 12/18

12 Noon – 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 – Jay Jackson – Bogie's – Westlake Village

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

8:00PM – Dave Koz – McCallum Theatre – Palm Springs

8:30PM – Cat Conner & Gene Cipriano – The Write-Off Room – Woodland Hills

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

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

8:30PM – Frank Vardaros Big Band – Catalina – Hollywood

9:00PM – Gin Ling Jazz Project & Jam – General Lee's – Chinatown

9:00PM – Button Masher + Plexus Play – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Brig Band – The Brig – Venice

9:30PM – Showcase Night – The Baked Potato – Studio City

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

Sunday, December 23rd at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Vocalist Claude Hall is back to ring in Xmas Eve with sassy Blues and a few lesser known Xmas songs, backed by Jamieson Trotter (keys) Dori Amarillo (guitar), Gary Wicks (bass), and Peter Buck (drums).  9PM

Tuesday, December 18th at The Write-Off Room, Woodland Hills - Vocalist Cat Conner and reed master Gene "Cip" Cipriano's holiday hang mixes swinging tunes and Cip's great stories for a unique and memorable evening!  8:30PM

Wednesday 12/19

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

6:00PM – Nick Ornelas – 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 

6:30PM – Michael Holmes & Kate Campbell – Purple Room – 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 – Riner Scivally – Edwin Mills – Pasadena

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

7:30PM – Jonathan Pinson – Mr. Musichead Gallery – West Hollywood 

7:30PM – Rehya Stevens – Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Matt Cohen – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

8:00PM – Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra – Segerstrom Center For The Arts – Costa Mesa 

8:30PM – Frank Vardaros Big Band – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Alec Shulman – Blue Whale – Downtown

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

9:30PM – Jerry Vivino – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

​​​Thursday 12/20

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

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

6:30PM – Steve Oliver – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Indian Wells 

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – David Ross w/Barbara Morrison – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Cassia DeMayo – Barcito – Downtown 

7:00PM – David Garfield – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

7:00PM – Simon Phillips – Ojai Deer Lodge – Ojai 

7:30PM – Bruce Lett w/Bili Redd – The Merc – Temecula 

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

7:30PM – Ellis Hall – Vibrato – Bel Air 

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

7:30PM – Aubrey Logan – Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Bob Sheppard – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Herb Alpert & Lani Hall – Walt Disney Hall – Downtown 

8:30PM – Baldy Mountain Jazz Band – The Press Restaurant – Claremont  

9:00PM – Billy Childs – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Allen Hinds – The Baked Potato – Studio City

10:00PM – Organ Donors – Cana Rum Bar – Downtown 

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