From NYC by way of Israel, the Anat Cohen Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Vicente Archer, and Daniel Freedman on drums play an Athenaeum Jazz at TSRI gig (10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive) at 7:30 p.m. $35 general admission $30 members, $15 student rush … the Steph Johnson/Rob Thorsen Duo play Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue) 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. $5 cover.
The Jazz 88 Blues Jam, helmed by guitarist Mark Augustin and always featuring special guests goes down at Proud Mary’s (5500 Kearny Mesa Road) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.
The Interplay Trio with Lori Bell, Dave Mackay and Ron Satterfield play the Merc (42051 Main Street, Temecula) 7:30 p.m. $15 … the Moore/Whitlock Trio play Northern Spirits (727 W. San Marcos Boulevard) from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. No cover, no minimum.
Time for cheek-to-cheek dancing with the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra at Dance Essence Studios (2441 Impala Drive, Carlsbad) from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. $10 per person … the Danny Green Trio with Rob Thorsen and Julien Cantelm play the La Jolla Community Center’s Fourth Friday Jazz Series (6811 La Jolla Boulevard) from 7:00 p.m. $25 at the door, includes parking and appetizers.
Get into that Latin jazz thing with Son Pa Ti featuring Alex Lopez, Mark Lopez, Alberto Diaz, Oscar Angulo, and Nelson Guzman at Turquoise (873 Turquoise Street) from 9:00 p.m. free … Allison Adams Tucker presents Women In Jazz with Steph Johnson, Ellen Weller, Melonie Grinnell, Laurel Grinnell, and Jodie Hill at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Boulevard) shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. $15 at the door.
The Nathan Hubbard Quartet with Kris Apple, Dillon Casey and Caitlin Crow play Villa Musica (10373 Roselle Street) at 2:00 p.m. for $8 at the door … the Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio with Ed Kornhauser and Mack Leighton play the Sunday jam at 98 Bottles from 2:00 p.m., 21+ no cover … Besos de Coco with Lorraine Castellanos, Evona Wascinski and Charlie Chavez play at Croce’s Park West from 6:00 p.m. $5 cover.