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The School of Creative and Performing Arts Jazz Ensemble performs at Dizzy’s new location (1717 Morena Boulevard). Tickets run $15 cash at the door.
Gilbert Castellanos begins the first of two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) at 6 p.m. when he hosts the Young Lions Series featuring the 9 a.m. class of the International Academy of Jazz on the patio before heading indoors to the Copley Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. to lead the jam session. All ages, no cover, no minimum.
Trumpeter Gary Rich leads a trio with Jason Shattil and Antar Martin at Harbor Music Hall (1506 India Street) at 7:30 p.m. Jam session to follow. No cover… Vocalist Allison Adams Tucker features Danny Green and Julien Cantelm at the Fallbrook Library (124 S. Mission Road) from 7 to 8 p.m. Free admission… Corina Bartra Afro Peruvian sextet with Hugo Suarez, Adrian Terrazas, Rob Thorsen, Diego Velasquez, and Fernando Gomez play Cuyamaca College Performing Arts building (900 Rancho San Diego Parkway) at 7:30 p.m. $8 general/$5 Students and seniors.
Lori Bell and Trio de Janeiro with Ron Satterfield and Tommy Aros play the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle North) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. No cover, validated parking… Mundell Lowe, Lorraine Castellanos, and Luther Hughes play the Plaza Bar at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) from 8 to 11 p.m. $20 food/drink minimum.
Allison Adams Tucker presents Saturday Spotlight: Riviera Jazz with Joe Amato and Monette Marino at the Westgate Hotel Plaza Bar from 8 to 11 p.m. $20 food/drink minimum… Black Mambo plays the old Dizzy’s location (4275 Mission Bay Drive) at 8 p.m. hosted by Chris Springer. $15 cash at the door.