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  • 15 days ago

    The Jazz Bakery continues to sponsor “Movable Feast” shows around Los Angeles while still hoping to build a new facility in downtown Culver City. Saturday’s program marks both its first concert of 2015 as well as the first major public jazz event ...

  • 18 days ago

    Trumpet and EVI (electronic valve instrument) master John Daversa has become one of Southern California’s more prominent jazz musicians over the past 15 years, leading one of the area’s most dynamic big bands in addition to his role as an educator...

  • 1 month ago

    Percussionist Darryl “Munyungo” Jackson and violinist Karen Briggs both are blessed with a rare musical intangible — the ability to add much more to almost any musical performance than merely another instrument. Jackson’s lengthy career includes a...

  • 1 month ago

    Actor Jeff Goldblum was a teenage pianist in Pittsburgh before his acting career blossomed into starring roles in some of Hollywood’s biggest films. But his love for the piano and music has never stopped. For nearly two decades he’s been performin...

  • 1 month ago

    Vocalist Laura Dickinson is a striking redhead who’s equally comfortable in the worlds of cabaret, television and jazz. Dickinson first made her mark in the late 1990s as a vocal talent on Disney shows such as Phineas and Ferb and Sofia ...

  • 2 months ago

    Russian pianist Sabine (born Yelena Koshelevskaya) arrived in L.A. some years ago. Her love of jazz began here, following an upbringing of classical piano in Moscow. While she credits graduate studies at USC with introducing her to America’s class...