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Peter Kuhn Trio record-release party

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego June 28-July 3

Tuesday 28 There’s an All-Star Trumpet Summit at KSDS Jazz Live (14th & C streets) featuring Bobby Shew, Chuck Findley, Steve Huffsteter, and Ron Stout, with Mike Wofford, Dean Hulett, and Duncan Moore at 8 ...

Fusion nostalgia with Al Di Meola

...and there's no better band leader to get you there

Jazz-rock guitarist Al Di Meola brought his Romantic Warrior Meets Elegant Gypsy Tour to the Music Box for a standing-room-only exercise in fusion nostalgia that leaned heavily on crowd favorites. Di Meola’s concept has always ...

Claudia Quintet plays Wall Street

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego June 22–26

Wednesday 22 The Gabriel Sundy Jazz Trio with Harley Magsino and Matt Smith play Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) at 9:30 p.m. 21+, no cover… Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos has two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 ...

Al Di Meola's Elegant Gypsy comes to Music Box

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego June 14–19

Tuesday 14 Rob Thorsen performs an evening of solo double-bass and poetry at Café Cabaret (3739 Adams Avenue) at 7:30 p.m. No cover charge. Wednesday 15 Fusion guitar pioneer Al Di Meola presents the Romantic ...

Fred Hersch and Anat Cohen play the Athenaeum

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego June 8-12

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

Lorraine Castellanos — an introverted extrovert

Singer/guitarist on gathering groups and repertoire

‘It’s so new that I don’t know where it’s going to go,” says musician Lorraine Castellanos over coffee at Lestat’s on Adams Avenue on a windswept afternoon. She is speaking of her latest project, a ...

Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine plus Holly Hofmann

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego June 1–5

Wednesday 1 The UCSD Advanced Jazz Ensemble directed by Mark Dresser and featuring Niloufar Shiri, Hesam Abedini, Connor Hughes, Patrick Chung, Mark Olsher, and Michael Hayes play at the Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater ...

The Loft hosts improv jazz trio Jones Jones

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego May 24-29

Tuesday 24 The internationally recognized improvising trio Jones Jones, with Mark Dresser on bass, Vladimir Tarasov on drums, and Larry Ochs on reeds, plays the Loft (911 Lyman Lane, UCSD) at 8 p.m. with the ...

Skeleton keyed up

Nathan Hubbard's new big band, the Skeleton Key Orchestra, releases Furiously Dreaming

“Writing for a large ensemble in San Diego is just ridiculous,” says drummer/composer Nathan Hubbard, the winner of the 2014 San Diego Music Award for Best Jazz Recording. Hubbard is back in the news with ...

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