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Saturday, February 4th at The Village Recording Studios, West L.A. - Vocalist Janis Mann kicks off her 2023 Jazz Muse Series with pianist George Colligan and special guest vocalist Billy Valentine, backed by Mike Gurrola on bass and Roy McCurdy on drums.  7PM   

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Thursday, February 16th at Coil School for the Arts Concert Hall, Riverside  - Guitarist Dave Askren and saxophonist Jeff Benedict will perform music from their upcoming CD "Denver Sessions" on Tapestry Records featuring Ted Piltzecker on vibes, Rick Shaw on bass, and Dave Hitchings on drums.  7PM​

Monday 1/30

12 Noon – Cathy Segal-Garcia YouTube Hang (
Livestream Only)

6:00PM – Irving Flores – Il Sogno Italiano – San Diego 

7:00PM – Mikan Zlatkovich – Eddie V's – San Diego

7:30PM – Eternity Jazz – Chess Park Lounge – Glendale 

8:00PM – Kris Tiner Trio + Seventh Ear – Oracle Tavern – Downtown 

8:00PM – Jazz At Lincoln Center – McCallum Theatre – Palm Springs 

8:00PM – Very Good Mondays – Gold-Diggers – Hollywood 

8:00PM – Jacques Lesure Jazz Jam Session – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach  

8:00PM – Dr. Mad Vibe & The Missin' Links – The Baked Potato – Studio City 

8:00PM – Jazz Eclectic – Sofitel Riviera 31 – Beverly Hills 

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

9:00PM – Trio Renacimiento – Las Perlas – Downtown 

​9:00PM – Jeff Parker – ETA – Highland Park



Tuesday 1/31

12 Noon – Cathy Segal-Garcia YouTube Hang (
Livestream Only)

5:00PM – Leanna & The Jazz Collective – Palm Springs Cultural Center – Palm Springs 

6:00PM – Rose Mallett – Purple Room – Palm Springs

6:00PM – Slim Man – Vicky's Of Santa Fe – Palm Desert 

6:00PM – Supasol Band – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

6:00PM – Tommy Gannon – Il Sogno Italiano – San Diego 

7:00PM – Grape Gratitude Jazz Jam – The Grape – Ventura 

7:00PM – Marco Apicella – La Puglia – Santa Monica 

7:30PM – Bob Anderson “One More For The Road” – Fred Kavli Theatre – Thousand Oaks 

7:30PM – Gina Kronstadt – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Gerald Clayton Jam Session – Sam First – West L.A.

7:30PM – Matt Shulman & Koji Ono – Chess Park Lounge – Glendale 

8:00PM – Aaron Janik – The  Baked Potato – Studio City   

8:30PM – The Brig Band – The Brig – Venice 

8:00PM – Jazztown Band – Casey's Tavern – Canoga Park

9:00PM – Caspian Express – TRiP – Santa Monica 

9:00PM – Matthew Yeakley Jazz Jam – General Lee's – Chinatown 



Wednesday 2/1

12 Noon – Cathy Segal-Garcia YouTube Hang (
Livestream Only)

6:00PM – Route 66 Trio – Bourbon Steak – Glendale 

6:30PM – Tom Dante – Skyloft – Laguna Beach 

7:00PM – Jumpin Joz – Edwin Mills – Pasadena 

7:00PM – Patrick Barnitt – Urban Press Winery – Burbank 

7:00PM – Joanna Geragola – Garcons de Cafe – Downtown 

7:00PM – Gilbert Castellanos Young Lions & Jazz Jam – Panama 66 – San Diego 

7:00PM – Wednesday Night Jazz Jam – Industry Cafe – Culver City 

7:30PM – Parlor Social – Vibrato – Bel Air 

7:30PM – Scott Healy – Sam First – West L.A. 

7:30PM – Mais Jobim – Jazz Lounge – San Diego 

7:30PM – Flight 584 Big Band – Mayflower Club – North Hollywood 

7:30PM – Alex Hahn Just Jazz TV Jazz Jam – Sound Dhaba – Downtown 

8:00PM – Josh Smith – The Baked Potato – Studio City  

8:00PM – Jimmy Branly – 1881 – Pasadena 

8:00PM – The Guide w/Rashon Murph – Oeno Wine Bar – Atwater Village 

9:00PM – Cory Henry Grammy Jam – Knitting Factory – North Hollywood 

Saturday, February 4th at The Soraya, Northridge - Join Loudon Wainwright III with Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks in a rare SoCal appearance featuring swinging original arrangements from the 1920’s.  Everything jives in this collaboration with songs about love, forgiveness, and “the consequences of a kiss.”  8PM

Thursday, February 2nd at The Soraya, Northridge - 8-time Grammy winning bassist Christian McBride leads a Big Band and Gospel choir in an exuberant and powerful musical tribute to Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, and Barack Obama.  8PM

​Saturday, February 4th at Hawg Heaven BBQ & Gastro Pub (formerly Sorriso), Pasadena - Howie Levine presents a night of "JazzNatra" - vocal jazz in the Frank Sinatra tradition and the Great American Songbook, with guest vocalist Paula Sargent backed by a quartet led by pianist Mike Saul.  7PM

​Wednesday, February 8th at The Soraya, Northridge  - Melodic and haunting, saxophonist Melissa Aldana conjures stories of longing, connection, and rebirth through music anchored in jazz traditions and open experimentation.  The first of our intimate Jazz Club onstage performances in the Jazz at Naz festival!  8PM

Saturday, February 11th at The Soraya, Northridge - Samara Joy, 2022 Grammy nominee for Best New Artist and Best Jazz Vocal, pairs with L.A. favorite the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.  Joy exploded onto the scene in 2019 at the age of 21, quickly becoming one of jazz's most sought after vocalists.  8PM

Friday, February 10th at The Soraya, Northridge - Vibraphonist Joel Ross’s playing erupts through lush arrangements in our second intimate onstage Jazz Club performance. Join his octet onstage through the seven movements of Ross’s acclaimed album "The Parable of The Poet".  8PM​

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Friday, February 17th at Kulak's Woodshed, North Hollywood - Guitarist Dave Askren and saxophonist Jeff Benedict will perform music from their upcoming CD "Denver Sessions" on Tapestry Records featuring Ted Piltzecker on vibes, Rick Shaw on bass, and Dave Hitchings on drums.  8PM

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