Jazz Scene

Kyle Motl solo bass recital at UCSD

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego April 25-May 1

Wednesday 27 Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos begins his busy night at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) by hosting the Young Lions Series at 6:30 p.m. before switching over to lead the jam session from 8:30 to ...

Kamau Kenyatta plays the Rep

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego April 18-24

Monday 18 Kamau Kenyatta leads a new quartet with Thalma de Freitas, Peter Jacobson, and David Castaneda at the North Coast Repertory Theatre (987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive) at 7:30 p.m. $22. Tuesday 19 Juice ...

Joshua White Sextet at Dizzy's

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego April 12-17

Tuesday 12 Peter Sprague debuts the Sanctuary Suite at the Oceanside Museum of Art (704 Pier View Way) with Beth Ross Buckley, Fred Benedetti, Gunnar Biggs, and Duncan Moore. Tickets are $30 general admission, $25 ...

Free jazz trio at Bread & Salt

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego April 5–10

Tuesday 5 Ben Wanicur leads the monthly jam session at 3rd Space (4610 Park Boulevard) with Lorraine Castellanos, Mariela Contreras, Ed Kornhauser, and Fernando Gomez from 8 to 11 p.m. $5 at the door. Wednesday ...

Angles 3 makes San Diego debut

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego March 30-April 2

Wednesday 30 Angles 3, featuring Kjell Nordeson on drums, Ingerbrikt Haker Flaten on bass, and Martin K. on saxophone make a rare U.S. date at the Loft (9500 Gilman Drive) at 8 p.m. This concert ...

Luciana Souza: Speaking in Tongues tour

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego March 14-20

Monday 14 The Danny Green Trio with Justin Grinnell and Julien Cantelm play the Lyceum Theatre (79 Horton Plaza) in a free concert at 12 p.m… the Ray Briz Trio with Rob Thorsen and Carlos ...

Ashley Bathgate solo cello in the Barrio

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego March 7-13

Monday 7 Michael Blake’s Tiddy Boom Quartet with Frank Kimbrough, Ben Allison, and Rudy Royston play the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library (1008 Wall Street) at 7:30 p.m. $26 general admission, $21 members, $15 student ...

It’s not like I’m there to make money

Jazz followers are the snobs of the city

Dan Atkinson “I started at the Athenaeum in 1989, before there even was a jazz series,” recalls jazz program coordinator Dan Atkinson over lunch in La Jolla. “It hasn’t been a constant series of challenges; ...

Roscoe Mitchell makes San Diego show

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego February 29 through March 6

Monday 29 A bebop Leap Year is celebrated at Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) by Charlie Arbelaez, Matt Hall, Irving Flores, Mackenzie Leighton, and Duncan Moore at 8 p.m. $15 general admission, $10 students, cash ...

Ralph Alessi brings group to La Jolla

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego February 23-28

Tuesday 23 The Steph Johnson/Rob Thorsen Duo play Café 21 (802 Fifth Avenue) from 7 to 10 p.m. No cover charge. Wednesday 24 The Joe Lovano/John Scofield Quartet come to the Price Center Ballroom East ...

Aaron Goldberg Trio in La Jolla

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego February 15-21

Monday 15 Rob Thorsen and Jory Herman present Two Sides of the Double Bass at the Lyceum Theatre (79 Horton Plaza) at noon and it’s free! Wednesday 17 HM3 with Harley Magsino, Joshua White, Charles ...

Gary Peacock Trio comes to Scripps Research Institute

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego, February 9-14

Tuesday 9 Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Jazz Live and the Euphoria Brass Band, featuring Sue Palmer and Leonard Patton, with Ron Bocian, Drew Miller, Steve Ebner, April West, David Jackson, J.P. Balmat, and Wayne Rice ...

Joshua White (((CODES))) at the Loft

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego February 1–7

Monday 1 The Steph Johnson Trio with Rob Thorsen and Fernando Gomez play the Lyceum Theatre (79 Horton Plaza) from 12 to 1 p.m. in a free concert. Tuesday 2 Ben Wanicur leads a trio ...

Croce's Park West says goodbye

San Diego jazz community is reeling

Restaurateur Ingrid Croce, who owned San Diego’s longest-running jazz venue (in one form or another) has suddenly shuttered the doors at Croce’s Park West, the nightspot she and husband Jimmy Rock opened in Bankers Hill ...

Abbey Rader returns to the Loft

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego January 25–31

Monday 25 Start the jazz week off right with a free noon-time concert by the Rob Thorsen Trio with Joshua White and Johnny Steele at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall Street) from ...

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