December highlights at bluewhale include the Steve Coleman & Five Elements residency, Bennie Maupin, Anthony Wilson, David Binney, John Snow, Walter Smith III, Larry Goldings, and John Tegmeyer - click here for the bluewhale calendar.

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​Friday, December 22nd at Rendezvous Lounge, Downtown - Celebrate the holidays with an evening of jazz at the landmark Millenium Biltmore Hotel saxophonist Ralph Gibson's quartet offering classic straight-ahead jazz and holiday standards.  7PM & 9PM

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​​​​bluewhale is an intimate jazz bar and restaurant, located in the heart of Little Tokyo in the Weller Court Building next to the DoubleTree Los Angeles.  Join us for live music seven nights a week.  $9.00 parking in the Weller Court Underground Garage after 5PM - enter on 2nd Street between Los Angeles Street and San Pedro Street.   Address - 123 Astronaut E. S. Onizuka Street, Suite 301, Los Angeles, 90012 - Phone (213) 620-0908 - Most performances at 9PM.  Cover charge varies, no minimums.

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