Melodic piano group Triosence with Bernhard Schuller on the ivories, Ingo Senst on bass, and Stephan Emig on drums arrive in San Diego to play Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) at 8:00 p.m. $15 at the door … the Steph Johnson Duo with Johnson on guitar and vocals and Rob Thorsen on bass are at Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue). No cover charge.
The Gerard Nolan Quartet featuring Antar Martin on bass, Ed Kornhauser on piano, and Matthew Taylor on drums hit the Rook Bar (7745 University Avenue) 21+ no cover … the Abbey Rader Quartet with Peter Kuhn and Drew Ceccato on reeds, and Kyle Motl on bass perform at The Loft (911 Lyman Lane) with D. Sabela Grimes opening, 8:00 p.m. No cover charge.
Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos begins the night by hosting The Young Lions Series at Croce’s Park West at 7:00 p.m. for a $5 cover, then he heads to Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) for the jam session which includes Joshua White and Ryan Shaw at 9:00 p.m. No cover, 21+ musicians bring your horns!
This is Daniel Jackson Week in San Diego, and bassist Marshall Hawkins is leading two celebrations — the first of which features Joshua White on piano, Evan Christopher on clarinet, Chuck McPherson on drums, Charles Owens on woodwinds, Brett Sanders on drums, Bob Boss on guitar, Toby Williams on drums, Gilbert Castellanos on trumpet, Dave Millard on flute, and Jamie Shadowlight on violin at 98 Bottles. 8:00 p.m. $25 at the door … Detroit violinist Mike Khoury joins Peter Kuhn, Jeanette Kangas, Issac Crow, Nate Jarrell, Caitlin Crow, Nathan Hubbard and Scott Nielsen at San Diego Center for the Arts (2141 El Cajon Boulevard) at 8:00 p.m. for a $5–$10 cover (no one turned away) … there’s a Double Bill show at Dizzy’s featuring The Ambassadors of Soul directed by Andy Geib with Karl Denson, Matthew Smith, Paul Raini Castelluzo, Mackenzie Leighton, plus the Nathan Collins Quartet 7:30 p.m. $15 cover … the John Reynolds Trio with Paul Holtz on piano and Doug Walker on bass hit at Cusp Dining & Drinks (7955 La Jolla Shores Drive) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. no cover charge… the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra play Tango Del Rey (3567 Del Rey Street) at 7:00 p.m. $15 cover.
Charlie Arbelaez lights up the Rook Bar with Bob Weller on piano, Danny Weller on bass, and Charlie Weller on drums at 8:00 p.m. $10 cover followed by the Midnight Jam with Bob Weller … violinist Nora Francesca Germain with Ed Kornhauser, Ryan Shaw and Will Pierce play Dizzy’s at 8:00 p.m. $15 cover… trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos plays with Louis Valenzuela and Mackenzie Leighton at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) at 8:00 p.m. No cover, $20 food/drink minimum.
Marshall Hawkins continues the Daniel Jackson appreciation with Chuck McPherson, Charles Owens, Evan Christopher, Mikan Zlatkovich, Toby Williams, Jamie Shadowlight, Bob Boss, Dorothy Annette, and special guests at Dizzy’s 8:00 p.m. $20 at the door … Ascent Trio + Rana Tabrizi with Tonga Ross-Ma’u, Andrew Michel, Charles Weller and Kamau Kenyatta play the Encinitas Library (540 Cornish Drive) at 7:00 p.m. $12 at the door … the Charlie Arbelaez Quintet with Kei Akagi on piano, Danny Weller on bass, Gilbert Castellanos on trumpet and Willie Jones III on drums check in at The Loft. Two shows, 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. $20 reserved seating … the Peter Marin Quartet with Frank Unzetta, Don Skelton, and Dennis Rota are at Northern Spirits (727 W. San Marcos Boulevard) at 7:30 p.m. Free!
The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio with Ed Kornhauser on keys and Mackenzie Leighton on bass do the jam session at 98 Bottles from 2:00 p.m. 21+ free … Gypsy Groove with Bianca Lara, Aaron Streate, Guy Gonzales, Jason Durbin and Tim Griffin play Le Papagayo (1002 N. Coast Highway) from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. No cover charge.