Dave Douglas and Joe Lovano
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Monday 13
The Ruby Duo featuring guitarist Bob Boss hold court at Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., no cover charge … saxophonist Gabriel Sundy and pianist Ed Kornhauser are concertizing at the Turf Supper Club (1116 25th Street) from 9:00 p.m. for free … the Danny Green Trio with Justin Grinnell and Julien Cantelm are performing at the Lyceum Theatre (79 Broadway Circle) from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. and it’s free.

Tuesday 14
Bassist Mark Dresser joins NYC drummer Joey Baron for a duo concert at USCD’s CPMC Experimental Theater (9500 Gilman Drive) at 8:00 p.m. free! … the Joshua Breakstone Trio with Marshall Hawkins and Roy McCurdy are at KSDS’s Jazz Live (15th & C Street) 8:00 p.m. free to members, $10 general public … there’s a concert in the “Jazzlamp” featuring two quartets: the Ruby Blue Quartet and the Kamau Kenyatta Quartet with Ruby Presnell, Bob Boss, Richard Sellers, Dean Hulett, Curtis Taylor and Kamau Kenyatta at Horton Grand Theatre (444 Fourth Avenue) 7:30 p.m. $15 cover … the Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, New Grass Band, and DJ Tah Rei hit the No More Styrofoam Benefit Show at Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) starting at 7:00 p.m. no cover charge.

Wednesday 15
Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints Quintet star at the Athenaeum Jazz production at TSRI (10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive) with Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh, and Joey Baron at 7:30 p.m. $30 members, $35 general admission, $15 students.

Thursday 16
Motltodos featuring Kyle Motl on bass and Tobin Chodos on piano perform at Palomar College Performance Lab (1140 W. Mission Road) at 12:30 p.m. free.

Friday 17
Coast Bop Returns! with Charlie Arbelaez, Matt Hall, Irving Flores, Antar Martin, Charles Weller at Croce’s Park West from 7:00 p.m. for a modest $5 cover … pianist Reka Parker & Friends with Derek Cannon, Jim Weiss, Mackenzie Leighton, and Fernando Gomez hit Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) at 8:00 p.m. $15 at the door, $10 students … the Friday Midnight Jam continues at the Rook Bar (7745 University Avenue) from 9:30 p.m. no cover charge … the Danny Green Trio featuring Rob Thorsen and Julien Cantelm are at the Steinway Piano Gallery UTC (4405 La Jolla Village Drive) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. free … Trio Gadjo with Aaron Mahn, Jason Durbin and Jeremy Eikam play Bijou (1205 Prospect Street) from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. no cover charge.

Saturday 18
The JazzKatz Big Band Project with vocalist Whitney Shay light up at Dizzy’s from 8:00 p.m. for a $15 cover charge … the Danny Green Trio with Rob Thorsen on bass and Julien Cantelm on drums dig in at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) from 8:00 p.m. no cover, but there is a $20 food/drink minimum.

Sunday 19
Start this super-busy jazz Sunday with the Zinchiladas : Alex Lopez, Barry Jaquess, Melanie Jaquess, John Cunningham and Alberto Diaz at the Santa Fe Farmers Market (1607 San Dieguito Road) from 9:00 a.m. free … then you can catch Lorraine Castellanos playing solo guitar and voice at Croce’s Park West at 12:30 p.m. for brunch, no cover charge … next up is the Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio with Ed Kornhauser, Mackenzie Leighton and Fernando Gomez at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Boulevard) from 2:00 p.m. no cover, 21+ … LA bass man Steuart Liebig is doing a bass clinic and concert performance for the San Diego Center for the Arts (2141 El Cajon Boulevard). Clinic is at 5:00 p.m. for a $15 to $25 donation, and the concert, which also features drummers Nathan Hubbard and Jeanette Kangas, starts at 7:00 p.m. for a $10 to $15 suggested donation … vocalist Allison Adams Tucker presents Midnight Music: Blue Note Style featuring Mikan Zlatkovich on piano, Gunnar Biggs on bass and Richard Sellers on drums at Dizzy’s at 8:00 p.m. $15 at the door.

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