LA vocalist Julie Kelly stars at Jazz Live (Saville Theatre, 14th & City) the Jazz88 concert series, with Tom Ranier on piano, Rob Thorsen on bass, and Duncan Moore on drums at 8:00 p.m. $10 general admission, free to Jazz 88 members.
The Jazz 88 Blues Jam, hosted by Mark Augustin & Friends takes place at Proud Mary’s (5500 Kearny Mesa Road) from 6:30 p.m. no cover.
Nathan Hubbard’s Passengers with Dillon Casey, Kevin Jones, Mackenzie Leighton and Kevin Higuchi plus Kenseth Thibideau and CJ Boyd hole up at The Hideout (3519 El Cajon Boulevard) at 9:00 p.m. for $5 cover, 21+ … the Sizzling Singers Summer Series continues with Debora Galan, Rob Whitlock, and Russell Bizzett at Northern Spirits Jazz Club (727 W. San Marcos Boulevard) 7:00 p.m. no cover.
The Fourth Friday Jazz Series continues as flutist Lori Bell and L.A. pianist Mike Garson perform at 8 p.m. at the La Jolla Community Center (6811 La Jolla Boulevard). $23 at the door gets you free appetizers and valet parking… the Zinchiladas with Alex Lopez, Barry Jacquess, Melanie Jacquess, and John Cunningham play D’Lish Bistro (386 H Street) 6:00 p.m. free … guitarist Graham Dechter is joined by Katie Thiroux and Ryan Shaw for the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle Drive) from 5:30 p.m. no cover, no minimum … Gilbert Castellanos teams up with guitarist Bob Boss and bassist Marshall Hawkins at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) at 8:00 p.m. no cover, but there is a $20 food/drink minimum.
Vocalist Nanette Secor & The Madmen of Jazz with Rob Whitlock, Harley Magsino and Russell Bizzett do Northern Spirits at 7:30 p.m. no cover, no minimum … Latin Magic with Alex Lopez, Ray Roeder, John Cunningham, Patrick Armenta and John Ross open the Little Italy Farmers Market (Ash & Columbia) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. free.
From Germany, ECM recording artist Julia Hulsmann brings a trio with Robert Landfermann on bass and Heinrich Kobberling on drums to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall Street) at 7:30 p.m. $26 general admission, $21 members, $15 student rush … The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio with Ed Kornhauser and Mackenzie Leighton do the Sunday jam session at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Boulevard) from 2:30 p.m. 21+ no cover … the Jazz 88 Blues Brunch goes down at Proud Mary’s at 11:30 a.m. with Mark Augustin & Friends, who also host the Jazz 88 Jazz Jam Session at Old Venice Restaurant (2910 Canon Street) from 6:00 p.m. no cover … the Downbeat Big Band play Queen Bees (925 Ohio Street) at 5:00 p.m. $10 cover.