Jazz Scene

Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey make Fresh Sound

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego September 27–October 1

Tuesday 27 The Steph Johnson Trio with Rob Thorsen on bass and Fernando Gomez on drums play Café 21 (802 Fifth Avenue) from 7 to 10 p.m. Free… The Natural Sounds Trio with Jake Najor, ...

Geoffrey Keezer plays hometown gig

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego September 19–25

Monday 19 The Danny Green Trio with Justin Grinnell and Julien Cantelm play the Lyceum Theater (79 Horton Plaza) from Noon to 1 p.m. No cover charge… The Bob Boss Quartet with Gilbert Castellanos, Dean ...

Pat Metheny returns to San Diego

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego September 13-18

Tuesday 13 KSDS presents Jazz Live featuring the Gordon Goodwin Little Phat Band at the Saville Theatre (14th & C Streets) at 8 p.m. The concert is sold out. Wednesday 14 Gilbert Castellanos has two ...

Gilbert C and the Hammond B-3

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego September 6-10

Tuesday 6 The Jonathan Karrant Quartet with Joshua White on piano, Ben Wanicur on bass, and Duncan Moore on drums play 3rd Space (4610 Park Boulevard) at 8 p.m. for a $10 cover. Wednesday 7 ...

Ten clubs in one night for one price

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 30–September 4

Tuesday 30 KSDS introduces the first annual Jazz Club Caravan, which tours to ten jazz spots from 6 to 10 p.m. Buses run every 10 minutes and the cover price is included in one ticket, ...

Bread and Salt and bricks and bass

Rob Thorsen releases his sort-of solo set, Bass Is the Space, with a concert this Sunday

“I’m excited and I feel good about it,” says bassist Rob Thorsen, referring to the upcoming CD-release party for his new record, Bass Is the Space, that he has planned for Sunday, August 28, at ...

Rob Thorsen's bass is the space

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 22-28

Monday 22 Brass quartets are a bit unusual, but the Westerlies will blow into town with Riley Mulherkar and Zubin Hensler on trumpets and Andy Clausen and Willem de Koch on trombones for a show ...

Cecile McLorin Salvant and the International Academy of Jazz at Embarcadero South

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 17-21

Wednesday 17 Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos has two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) beginning at 6 p.m. when he hosts the Young Lions Series on the patio and continuing inside at 8:30 when he ...

Aruan Ortiz: Fresh Sound at Bread & Salt

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 10-14

Wednesday 10 Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos has two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) beginning at 6 p.m. when he hosts the Young Lions Series featuring trombonist/vocalist Lizzi Trumbore on the patio, then he heads ...

Danny Green Trio plus strings at Jazz Live

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego August 2–7

Tuesday 2 Jazz Live San Diego, sponsored by KSDS Jazz 88, kicks off the month of August with a performance by the Danny Green Trio with Justin Grinnell and Julien Cantelm plus a string quartet ...

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