Ken Leighton 5 p.m., Jan. 24
RIYL: Larry Coryell, Wes Montgomery, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford
Upcoming Local Shows
- Athenaeum School of the Arts Studio — Friday, March 6, 7:30pm
- "Jaime Valle and the Colors of Latin Jazz" · Sept. 21, 2013
- "Jazz Live : Featuring Jaime Valle - Killer Group Fills In for NYC Guitarist Mark Elf, Sidelined by Hurricane Sandy" · Nov. 14, 2012
- "Valle Group 'Heads Wes' at Tango Del Rey" · Sept. 1, 2012
- "Valle's Equinox Sells Out 98 Bottles" · May 18, 2012
- "Jaime Valle & Equinox at 98 Bottles, May 17" · May 9, 2012
- Blurt: "Oh, Doctors" · Nov. 12, 2008
Inception: San Diego, 1971
Influences: Jimmy Raney, Wes Montgomery, Larry Carlton, Joe Pass, Al DiMeola, Benny Golson, Antonio Carlos Jobim
Jaime Valle performs Latin and traditional jazz at several venues around town, often with his bands Equinox and the Jaime Valle Jazz Quartet, as well as booking for several local clubs. He also composes music for commercials, as well as for films like Tijuana Jews and Love Always.
Through the years, he has won over a dozen San Diego Music Awards, including Best Jazz in 2010.