Bassist Marshall Hawkins and friends celebrate the life of the late Daniel Jackson at Dizzy’s on Saturday night.
Start the jazz week off with a free solo piano concert featuring Joshua White at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall Street) starting at noon.
Vocalist Leonard Patton performs in duo with pianist Michael Leroy Peed at the La Valencia Hotel (1132 Prospect Street) from 6 to 10 p.m. No cover charge… Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos begins a double-shift evening at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) at 6 p.m. when he hosts the Young Lions Series featuring Eric Wesling on guitar. At 8:30, he leads the weekly jam session with Rob Thorsen and Joshua White until 11:30. Musicians and artists, bring your tools. All ages, no cover, no minimum.
Guitarist Peter Sprague and vocalist Leonard Patton have a duo gig at the Folkey Monkey (4780 Mission Gorge Place Suite H) at 7 p.m. $20 at the door.
L.A. heavyweights Larry Koonse on guitar and Darek Oles on bass bring in the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle North) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. No cover, no minimum, validated parking… Moth & Sons hold the CD release party for Sign of the Times with Jeff Miles, Joey Carano, Ian Tordella, Harley Magsino, and Charles Weller at Border X Brewing (2181 Logan Avenue) Tickets run $10… Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton play at Harbor Music Hall (1502 India Street) Cover charge is $10… Gilbert Castellanos, Marshall Hawkins, and Joshua White play the Westgate Hotel Plaza Bar (1055 Second Avenue) at 8 p.m. for a $20 food/drink minimum… The Stan Lawrence Quartet with Kathy Shoemaker, Dean Hulett, and Bob Daniels play Bourre Southern Bistro (6523 University Avenue) from 7 to 9 p.m. No cover charge.
The Derringers Blues Band with Sonny Derin, Fred Kokowska, Harry Magalog, and Barry Farrar play Proud Mary’s (5550 Kearny Mesa Road) from 7:30 to 10 p.m. No cover charge… Bassist Marshall Hawkins celebrates the life of the late Daniel Jackson with Bob Boss, Charles Owens, Jamie Shadowlight, and others at Dizzy’s (1717 Morena Boulevard). Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets run $20 cash at the door… Gilbert Castellanos and Arlene Damasco present Art Meets Jazz a Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker Tribute collaboration in conjunction with local artists and photographers featuring Christopher Hollyday, Dean Hulett, Sam Hirsh, and Roy McCurdy at Bread & Salt (1955 Julian Avenue). Doors open at 7 p.m. You can order tickets online at artmeetsjazz.bpt.me or $25 cash at the door.
Son Pa Ti with Alex Lopez, Mark Lopez, John Ross, Al Perez, Patty Evans, and Kiko Jimenez play the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market (16079 San Dieguito Road) from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Free… Allison Adams Tucker presents the 2nd Annual Vocal Summit with Leonard Patton, Sacha Boutros, Gillian Margot, Whitney Shay, Melonie Grinnell, Julien Cantelm, and Rob Thorsen happens at Dizzy’s at 7 p.m. $20 cash at the door.