Saturday, September 23rd at Hotel Normandie, Koreatown - Saxophonist Dale Fielder returns to the Hotel Normandie with special guest vocalist Rita Edmond, along with his 20-year band of Jane Getz (piano), Bill Markus (bass) and Thomas White (drums). 8PM

Wednesday, October 4th at The Baked Potato, Studio City - Saxophonist Fred Horn's Steady Fready band offers a tribute to Maceo Parker with Lenny Coltun on guitar, Luke Alberti on keys, Danny D on bass, and Vince Fossett on drums.  9:30PM

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Saturdays at Desert Rose, Los Feliz - The Mark Z. Stevens Trio with Harvey Newmark on bass plus frequent special guests including John Altman, Chuck Manning, Bill Cunliffe, and Kim Richmond (Weather permitting).  7PM

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Sunday, October 1st at Keyboard Concepts, Santa Monica – Pianist Jon Mayer offers an eclectic solo afternoon performance of “The Art Of The Ballad And Beyond” featuring work from Monk, Rodgers, Kern, Arlen, Van Heusen, and Victor Young.  2PM

Tuesday 9/19

6:30PM – Loston Harris – Bourbon Steak – Glendale

7:00PM – Brian Swartz – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Barbara Morrison – Pips on La Brea – West Hollywood

7:00PM – Doug MacDonald Jazz Marathon – Sheraton Gateway LAX – West L.A.

7:00PM – Kevin Barndon – Tallyrind Restaurant – Burbank

7:00PM – Shawn Trent Morgan – Edwin Mills - Pasadena

7:30PM – John Pisano's Guitar Night w/Frank Potenza & Pat Kelley – Viva Cantina – Burbank

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

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

7:30PM – Showcase Night - The Baked Potato – Studio City

8:00PM – Sammy Miller & The Congregation – Largo - West Hollywood

8:00PM – Pat Senatore – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – Aaron Serfaty – Mambo's Cafe - Glendale

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

8:30PM – John Novello All-Stars – Catalina - Hollywood

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

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

9:00PM – Adam Rogers – Blue Whale – Downtown

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

10:00PM – Joey De Leon – Las Perlas - Downtown

Wednesday 9/20

6:00PM – Tom Kubis Big Band w/Andrea Miller - Mariott Hotel & Spa – Newport Center

6:00PM – Danny Janklow – Lighthouse – Hermosa Beach

6:00PM – Francisco Torres – Pico Rivera Golf Club – Pico Rivera

6:30PM – Andy Langham – 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 – Robby Fontana – Edwin Mills - Pasadena

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

7:30PM – Fabus Four – Le Petit Paris - Downtown

8:00PM – Yuko Mabuchi - Birds & Bees – Downtown

8:00PM – Jennifer Keith – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:30PM – Tribute For Melvyn Deacon Jones – Catalina - Hollywood

9:00PM – Adam Rogers DICE - Blue Whale – Downtown

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

9:30PM – Vivino Brothers - The Baked Potato – Studio City

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​Sunday, October 15th at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, Pasadena - Jaz 'N Paz presents vocalist Catina DeLuna and pianist Otmaro Ruiz offering their Grammy-nominated Brazilian Lado B Project with guitarist Roberto Montero.  5PM

The weekend's Soka Jazz Festival with Diane Schuur and The Cookers leads the week in SoCal jazz which also features Adam Rogers, Jeff Richman, Billy Childs, Scott Henderson, Charles Ruggerio, John Novello, Sammy Miller, Joshua White, Gordon Goodwin, Phil Norman, Pete Escovedo, Keiko Matsui & Poncho Sanchez, Oleta Adams, Katia Moraes, Dale Fielder, and Tom Kubis with Andrea Miller.  Check the week's upcoming live jazz best bets in Tom Meek's About & Out.

Thursday 9/21

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

6:30PM – Gary Matsumoto – Bourbon Steak - Glendale

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

7:00PM – Ben Rose Band with Laura Mace – Perch – Downtown

7:00PM – Glen Roberts Big Band – Viva Cantina – Burbank

7:00PM – Bob Leatherbarrow – Canyon Bistro – Topanga

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

7:30PM – Al Williams – The Merc – Temecula

7:30PM – Mark Goldenberg – Blue Guitar – South Pasadena

7:30PM – Francesco Buzzurro & Richard Smith – Bar Fedora – Downtown 

8:00PM – System VI – Barley Forge – Costa Mesa

8:00PM – Peter Smith – Langham Hotel Tap Room – Pasadena

8:00PM – Jake Simpson – Vibrato – Bel Air

8:00PM – César Mateus Latin Jazz – Vitello's – Studio City

8:00PM – Duane Allen – Boathouse Collective – Costa Mesa

8:30PM – Nick Mancini – Brack Shop Tavern - Downtown

8:30PM – Creative Arts Ensemble Tribute To John Coltrane - Catalina – Hollywood

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

9:00PM – David Binney – Blue Whale – Downtown

9:30PM – Baked Potato All-Stars – The Baked Potato – Studio City