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​​Tuesday, July 31st at Bogie's. Westlake Village - Vocalist Cat Conner and saxophonist Gene Cipriano are at Bogie's for an evening of tunes from the Great American Songbook, joined by John Chiodini on guitar, Chuck Berghofer on bass, and Ray Brinker on drums.  7:00PM

Saturday 7/21

11:00AM – Ron Stout – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach 

12 Noon – Ryan Roberts – Perch – Downtown

1:00PM – Steve Johnson – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

1:00PM – Brian Bromberg – Festival Of The Arts – Laguna Beach

2:00PM – Louie Cruz Beltran – R.L. Stevenson Library – Downtown 

2:00PM - Joe Hackney Quintet - Jack's Place @ Gable House Bowl - Torrance 

3:30PM – Dave Goldberg Plays Sonny Rollins – Placentia Library – Placentia 

5:00PM – Inca – LACMA – West L.A. 

5:30PM – Terry Wollman – Festival Of The Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Wes Smith – Seven Grand – Downtown 

6:30PM – Blake Aaron – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:00PM – David Leech – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Lalah Hathaway – Burton Chace Park – Marina Del Rey 

7:00PM – Natalia Spadini – Casa Arjona – Long Beach

7:30PM – Akiko Tsuruga – Vitello's – Studio City 

8:00PM – Jonathan Rowden – Dry Society – Mission Viejo

8:00PM – David Binney – Sam First – West L.A. 

8:00PM – Painted Birds – Alvas Showroom – San Pedro 

8:00PM – Michael Paulo – Spaghettini – Seal Beach   

8:30PM – Jack Jones – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Elliott Caine – Colombo's – Eagle Rock 

9:00PM – Nate Smith's Kinfolk – Blue Whale – Downtown 

9:00PM – Blake Aaron – Vibrato – Bel Air 

9:30PM – Don Randi & Quest – The Baked Potato – Studio City

9:30PM – Nina Beck & Andy Cowan - Tompkins Square Bar & Grill – West L.A.

10:00PM – Citizen Kitten – The Three Clubs – Hollywood 

Thursday 7/19

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

5:30PM – Chris Standring – Festival Of The Masters – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Donna Deussen & Paul Weitz – Thai Fusion Bistro – Woodland Hills 

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

6:00PM – Nolan Shaheed – Descanso Gardens – La Cañada Flintridge

7:00PM – Ben Rose – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – David Ross – LA Athletic Club – Downtown

7:00PM – Matt Cohen – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood  

7:00PM – Baba Orchestra – Craig Cammell Big Band – Cooks Chapel - Anaheim 

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

7:30PM – Danny Green – The Merc – Temecula

7:30PM – Glen Roberts Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank 

7:30PM – Dmitri Matheny – Vibrato – Bel Air  

7:30PM – David Garfield – Bogie's – Westlake Village 

8:00PM – Ryan Cross – Preux & Proper – Downtown 

8:00PM – Cassia DeMayo – Barcito – Downtown

8:00PM - Dee Dee McNeil - Langham Hotel Tap Room - Pasadena  

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

9:00PM – Ryan Cross – Preux & Proper – Downtown

9:00PM – Akiko Tsuruga – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:00PM – Maryanne Reall – The Gardenia – West Hollywood 

9:30PM – Donald Hayes – The Baked Potato – Studio City

9:30PM – Nick Mancini – Brack Shop Tavern – Downtown

10:00PM – Curtis Parry – Seven Grand – Downtown 

Friday 7/20

1:00PM – Woody James Big Band – Viva Rancho Cantina – Burbank

5:30PM – Catte Adams – Festival of The Arts – Laguna Beach 

6:00PM – Rayford Griffin – LACMA – West L.A.

6:00PM – Chris Botti – Hyatt Regency – Newport Beach  

6:30PM – Jacques Lesure – Vibrato – Bel Air

7:00PM – Jeff Robinson – Pips On La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – James Cornelison – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – David Arnay – Parkway Grill – Pasadena

7:00PM – Paul Gormley – Whale & Ale Pub – San Pedro

7:00PM – Sweet Baby J'ai – Segerstrom Center For The Arts – Costa Mesa 

7:00PM – Bobby Matos Tribute – Farmers Market – West Hollywood 

7:00PM – Charged Particles – Cerritos Library – Cerritos 

7:30PM – Josh Nelson & Nick Mancini – Vitello's – Studio City

8:00PM – Adam O'Farrill – Sam First – West L.A.  

​8:00PM – Joel Taylor – 1881 Club – Pasadena

8:00PM – Leslie Smith – Canyon Bistro – Topanga 

8:00PM – The Hot Club Of Orange County – Boathouse Collective – Costa Mesa

8:00PM – Laura Pursell – Barone's – Valley Glen 

8:30PM – Jack Jones – Catalina – Hollywood 

9:00PM – Jacques Lesure – Vibrato – Bel Air

9:00PM – Nate Smith's Kinfolk – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Carl Verheyen – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

Saturday, July 28th at the Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo - Put on your dancing shoes and head back to the 30's and 40's for the second of three Summer Swing Nights with The Swing Dames and their 7-piece big band featuring special guest Judy Norton!  7PM

Saturday, July 21st at Jack's Place at Gable House Bowl, Torrance - Join saxophonist Joe Hackney for an afternoon of South Bay jazz with Bill Sinclair (piano), Bruce Lett (bass), Tsugumi Shikano (drums), and Liz Holmes (vocals).  2-5PM

Friday July 27th at Industry Cafe, Culver City - Join Angie G for a college sendoff to NYC for trumpeter Camerahn Alforque featuring pianist Bobby West, guitarist Jacques Lesure, bassist Nick Ornelas, and drummer Sheldon Reed.  7PM

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