Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Jazz Live and the Euphoria Brass Band, featuring Sue Palmer and Leonard Patton, with Ron Bocian, Drew Miller, Steve Ebner, April West, David Jackson, J.P. Balmat, and Wayne Rice at City College (14th & C Street) at 8 p.m. $10 general admission.
The Joshua White Trio with Dean Hulett and Dan Schnelle play the Rancho Bernardo Library (17110 Bernardo Center Drive) from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free… The Nathan Hubbard Trio with Branson NeJame and Jerome Salazar play Bar Three Piece (3054 University Avenue) from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. No cover, 21+… Gilbert Castellanos has two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) beginning when he hosts the Young Lions Series from 6 to 8 p.m. Then he leads the jam session from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. All ages, no cover charge… Allison Adams Tucker and Danny Green play in duo at the Encinitas Family Library (540 Cornish Drive) from 12 to 1 p.m. Free.
L.A. guitarist Ron Eschete performs for the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle North) with Rob Whitlock and Tim McMahon from 5:30 p.m. No cover charge, validated parking… Bassist Bert Turetzky celebrates his 83rd birthday at Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) with Alyze Drelling, Robert Zelickman, Warren Gref, and David Savage at 8 p.m. $15 at the door… Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton play Ki’s Restaurant (2591 South Coast Highway 101) at 7:30 p.m. No cover charge.
Bassist Gary Peacock makes his San Diego debut with a trio featuring Joey Baron and Marc Copland at the Scripps Research Institute (10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive) at 7:30 p.m. $35 general admission, $30 members, $15 student rush… Allison Adams Tucker does the Saturday Spotlight with Patrick Berrogain and Chris Vitas at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) from 8 to 11 p.m. No cover, $20 food/drink minimum.
Dizzy’s presents a Tribute to Pops and Ella with Leonard Patton and Gillian Margot leading a band with Curtis Taylor, Ed Kornhauser, Justin Grinnell, and Duncan Moore at 7 p.m. $20 at the door… Max Bennett & Private Reserve with Rob Whitlock, Tony Moore, Grant Geisman, and Amber Whitlock play the Point Restaurant & Bar (34085 Pacific Coast Highway) from 3 to 6 p.m. Call for reservations.