About & Out – What’s Hot – The Week Of October 12, 2015

Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd

Monday 10/12 – Geoff Stradling’s StradBand at Typhoon

Pianist Geoff Stradling’s StradBand big band is at Typhoon in Santa Monica. Cellist Jacob Szekely leads a trio at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. Saxophonist Brandon Fields is at the Oyster House in Studio City. Guitarist Molly Miller is at Perch in downtown L.A.. Monday jam sessions include John Ziegler and Jamie Kime at The Baked Potato in Studio City, Matthew Yeakley at The Falls Lounge in downtown L.A., and Jazz Eclectic at the Sofitel Beverly Hills Riviera 31.

Tuesday 10/13 – Navarro at The Baked Potato

Keyboardist Joey Navarro is at The Baked Potato in Studio City with Brandon Fields on sax, Michael Angel Alvarado on guitar, Ronnie Gutierrez on percussion, Rene Camacho on bass, and Joey Heredia on drums. Vocalist Kathleen Grace is at Vibrato in Bel Air backed by a trio led by pianist Josh Nelson. Linosphere is at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. Drummer Calixto Oviedo is at Mambo’s Cafe in Glendale. Vocalist Cat Conner and saxophonist Gene Cipriano are at Bogie’s in Westlake Village. Vocalist Dyan Kane is at TriP in Santa Monica. The Lowery Brothers are at H.O.M.E. in Beverly Hills. Trumpeter Brian Swartz is at Perch in downtown L.A.. Barbara Morrison is at Pips on La Brea in West Hollywood. The Makers are at Seven Grand in downtown L.A.. John Pisano’s Guitar Night features guest Mike Anthony at Viva Cantina in Burbank.

Wednesday 10/14 – Haakon Graf at Squashed Grapes

Keyboardist Haakon Graf is at Squashed Grapes in Ventura with bassist Bunny Brunel and drummer Marvin “Smitty” Smith. Brazilian guitarist Marcel Camargo fronts a trio at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo with Jessica Vautor on vocals and Mike Shapiro on drums. The Symphonic Jazz Orchestra celebrates a CD release with a special event at Catalina in Hollywood featuring pianist Bill Cunliffe.  Bassist Henry Franklin leads a trio at La Sierra University in Riverside. Pianist Cougar Estrada is at Jax in Glendale. Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra are at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Feliz. Vocalist Laura Mace is with the Ben Rose Band at Perch in downtown L.A. Trombonist Steve Johnson is at redwhite+bluezz in Pasadena. Bassist Mike Gurrola has the happy hour gig at the Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach.

Thursday 10/15 – Bill Cunliffe Trio at Blue Whale

Pianist Bill Cunliffe leads a trio at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo with Jonathan Richards on bass and Tim Horner on drums. Afro-Cuban group Los Hermanos Arango is at Catalina in Hollywood. Danish vocalist Sinne Eeg is at The Merc in Temecula. Vocalist Angela Carole Brown is at Vibrato in Bel Air. Percussionist Ronnie Gutierrez is at Mambo’s Cafe in Glendale. Vocalist Ada Bird Wolfe is at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City. Keyboardist Jay Smith is at The Baked Potato in Studio City. Pianist Joe Bagg is at the Langham Hotel Tap Room in Pasadena. Vocalist Cathy-Segal-Garcia and bassist David Ross are at the LA Athletic Club in downtown L.A.. Tri-Fecta is at Bogie’s in Westlake Village. Guitarist Jimmy Grant is at the Coffee Gallery Backstage in Altadena. Pianist Nina Beck and vocalist Andy Cowan are at the Smokehouse in Burbank.

Friday 10/16 – Oleta Adams at Catalina

Vocalist Oleta Adams begins a three-night (Fri-Sun) run at Catalina in Hollywood. Trumpeter Brian Swartz is at Vibrato in Bel Air.  Vocalist Cathy Segal-Garcia is at H.O.M.E. in Beverly Hills.  Transient is at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. Drummer Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats are at The Baked Potato in Studio City. Vocalist Gregg Arthur is at Spaghettini in Beverly Hills. Pianist Bill Cunliffe has the free Friday jazz show at LACMA.

Saturday 10/17 – Myra Melford at Blue Whale

Pianist Myra Melford’s Snowy Egret Quintet is at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. Vocalist Lynda Reed is at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro. Trumpeter Carl Saunders is at Vibrato in Bel Air. Icelandic vocalist Anna Mjöll is at Spaghettini in Beverly Hills. Saxophonist Chuck Johnson is at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City. Cosmosquad is at The Baked Potato in Studio City. Violinist Susie Hansen is at Colombo’s in Eagle Rock. Latin trumpeter Bob DeSena is at Pips on La Brea in West Hollywood.  Guitarist Paul Weitz and vocalist Donna Deussen are at Squashed Grapes in Ventura.  Drummer Mark Z Stevens’ trio is at Desert Rose in Los Feliz with vocalist Janis Mann.  Drummer Alex Snydman has the Saturday brunch at the Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach.

Sunday 10/18 – Charles Lloyd at Zipper Hall

Saxophonist Charles Lloyd is at the Colburn School’s Zipper Hall in downtown L.A. in a Jazz Bakery Movable Feast with Gerald Clayton on piano, Reuben Rogers on bass, and Kendrick Scott on drums.  The Cadence Improvised Music Festival begins a two-night run at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo with trumpeter Bobby Bradford and saxophonist Vinny Golia. Guitarist Thom Rotella’s 4tet is at The Baked Potato in Studio City with saxophonist Ernie Watts. Latin percussionist/vocalist Louie Cruz Beltran is at Vibrato in Bel Air. Pianist Lenny Stack is at Jax in Glendale. Pianist Max Haymer is at The Nice Guy in West Hollywood. Vocalist Debi Raven is at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City. Guitarist Steve Oliver is at Spaghettini Seal Beach. Jazz Attack is at Thornton Winery in Temecula. Latin vocalist Anita Robles is at the Garden Cafe in Sherman Oaks. Drummer Bobby Breton has a late afternoon show at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro. Sunday brunch choices include pianist Jon Mayer at Post & Beam in South L.A., vocalist Jesse Palter at Perch in downtown L.A., vocalist Janis Mann at the Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach, vocalist Sharon Marie Cline at The Little Easy in downtown L.A., vocalist Wesla Whitfield at SoHo in Santa Barbara, saxophonist Cal Bennett at Pips on La Brea in West Hollywood, and guitarist Mark Fitchett at Chez Melange in Redondo Beach.

Monday 10/19 – Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra at Typhoon

Saxophonist Kim Richmond leads has Jazz Orchestra at Typhoon at the Santa Monica Airport. The LA Jazz Orchestra Unlimited with guitarist Kenny Burrell is at Catalina in Hollywood. Vocalist Tessa Souter and the Josh Nelson Trio play a Carriage House Concert in South Pasadena. Guitarist Bruce Lofgren is at Jax in Glendale. Saxophonist Bob Sheppard is at the Oyster House in Studio City. Vocalist Seth MacFarlane is interviewed at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles. Guitarist Molly Miller is at Perch in downtown L.A.. Monday jam sessions include John Ziegler and Jamie Kime at The Baked Potato in Studio City, Matthew Yeakley at The Falls Lounge in downtown L.A., and Jazz Eclectic at the Sofitel Beverly Hills Riviera 31.

Tuesday 10/20 – Eddie Palmieri & Chucho Valdes at Walt Disney Hall

Pianist Eddie Palmieri and Chucho Valdes celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the band Irakere at Walt Disney Hall in downtown Los Angeles. Gypsy guitarist Gonzalo Bergara celebrates a CD release at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. Danish vocalist Sinne Eeg is at Bogie’s in Westlake Village. Pianist Eric Reed is at Bacchus’ Kitchen in Pasadena. Blues harmonica player “Big Dave” Rozier is at The Baked Potato in Studio City. The Lowery Brothers are at H.O.M.E. in Beverly Hills. Trumpeter Brian Swartz is at Perch in downtown L.A.. Barbara Morrison is at Pips on La Brea in West Hollywood. The Makers are at Seven Grand in downtown L.A..

Wednesday 10/21 – Sinne Eeg at The E Spot Lounge

Danish vocalist Sinne Eeg celebrates the release of a new CD of duets with bassist Thomas Fonnesbæk, joined by guest saxophonist Roger Neumann at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City. Violist Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s Ensemble is at Largo at the Coronet in West Hollywood. “Conan” saxophonist Jerry Vivino is at The Baked Potato in Studio City. Bassist Jennifer Leitham leads a trio celebrating the release of a new CD at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. Vocalist Billy Valentine is at Vibrato in Bel Air. Vocalist Laura Mace is with the Ben Rose Band at Perch in downtown L.A.. Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra are at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Feliz. Vocalist Rose Kingsley and pianist Bob Corwin offer a tribute to Johnny Mercer at Catalina in Hollywood. Vocalist Debbie Joyce is at Pips on La Brea in West Hollywood. Roman Street is at Spaghettini Beverly Hills. Oui 3 is at Squashed Grapes in Ventura. Pianist Richard Glaser has the happy hour gig at the Lighthouse in Hemosa Beach.

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