Saxophonist Charlie Arbelaez presents the Music of Blue Note at Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue) at 7:00 p.m. for a $5 cover.
Bassist Ben Wanicur hosts his monthly jam session at 3rd Space (4610 Park Avenue) with Joshua White on piano and Ryan McDiarmid on drums from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. $5 gets you in the door.
Saxophonist Ian Tordella fronts a trio with Ben Wanicur on bass and Kevin Higuchi on drums at Croce’s Park West, beginning at 7:00 p.m. for a $5 cover… the Young Lions Series resumes this week with the Nathan Collins Afro-Cuban Quintet featuring Charlie Chavez, Ignacio Arango, Julio Valdes, and Evan McColm at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. no cover, no minimum … Gilbert Castellanos does the jam session at Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) with Joshua White, Rob Thorsen and Ryan Shaw at 9:00 p.m. 21+, no cover charge.
The Sizzling Singers Summer Series continues with Cat Conner supported by Rob Whitlock and Charles Weller at Northern Spirits (727 W. San Marcos Boulevard) at 7:30 p.m. no cover charge.
The Steph Johnson Trio with Rob Thorsen and Fernando Gomez play the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle) at 5:30 p.m. no cover, no minimum … the Zinchiladas with Alex Lopez, Barry Jacquess, Melanie Jacquess, Patrick Armenta and John Cunningham set up at Vintana’s (1205 Auto Park Way, Escondido) from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. free … Gilbert Castellanos joins guitarist Tommy Holladay and bassist Rob Thorsen at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) at 8:00 p.m. no cover, $20 food/drink minimum… percussionist Charlie Chavez and his band AfroTruko play Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) at 8:00 p.m. $20 at the door.
Gilbert Castellanos and the Park West Ensemble play Croce’s Park West at 7:00 p.m. for a $10 cover.
The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio with Mackenzie Leighton and Ed Kornhauser host the Sunday afternoon jam session at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Boulevard) from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. 21+ no cover charge.