Gilbert Castellanos presents the Tuesday Night Big Band Series at Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue) featuring the Gaslamp Quarter Jazz Orchestra at 6:30 p.m. for a $5 cover.
Gilbert Castellanos hosts the Young Lions Series at Croce’s Park West, this week’s artist is bassist Jerome Salazar. The music starts at 7:00 p.m. for a $5 cover. Castellanos sits in for the first set, then he’s off to the Latin jazz jam session at Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) where the downbeat hits at 9:00 p.m. 21+ no cover.
Saxophonist Ian Tordella presents Small Disaster with Jason Shattil, Julien Cantelm and Harley Magsino at Seven Grand from 9:30 p.m. to midnight, no cover.
The Bruce Forman Trio play the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle) at 5:30 p.m. no cover, no minimum … there’s a double-bill free jazz event featuring the Peter Kuhn Trio with Kyle Motl and Nathan Hubbard opening for East Coast clarinet veteran Perry Robinson in duo with drummer Andrea Centazzo at the Taoist Sanctuary (4229 Park Boulevard) at 7:30 p.m. for a $10 cover … the Matt Savage Trio with Rob Thorsen on bass and Richard Sellers on drums hit Croce’s Park West at 7:00 p.m. for a $10 cover … Kjell Nordeson presents Fluency a solo concert with guests Judith Hamann on cello and Bonnie Lander on voice at Conrad Prebys Music Center (9500 Gilman Drive) free … vocalist Rebecca Jade sings the songs of Sade, with Kevin Flournoy, Fred Clark, Jervonny Collier, Jeffrey Suttles, and Darryl Fitzgerald Walker at Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) 8:00 p.m. $15 cover.
Ian Tordella teams up with guitarist Bob Boss for a show at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Lobby Bar (1 Market Place) from 7:30 to 10:39 p.m. free … vocalist Allison Adams Tucker celebrates Latin Jazz with Irving Flores, Harley Magsino, Fernando Gomez, and Tommy Aros at Dizzy’s at 8:00 p.m. for a $15 cover charge … the Southern California Seven with Matt Hall, Charlie Arbelaez, Robert Dove, Ian Harland, Matt Smith and Mack Leighton play 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Boulevard) 8:00 p.m. $15 at the door … the Steph Johnson trio with Rob Thorsen and Fernando Gomez start the day at Fiesta del Sol/Antiques on Cedros (118 South Cedros Avenue) from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. for free, then they head to the La Valencia Hotel (1132 Prospect Avenue) from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. No cover charge.
Sunday 31 Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker plays Brazilian Grooves featuring Danny Green, and Julien Cantelm at the Jazz 88 Pool Party at The Lafayette Hotel (2223 El Cajon Boulevard) at 12:00 p.m. $15 cover … the Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio do the Sunday Jam session at 98 Bottles from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. for free.