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EVENT
Steve Narahara-Pausa Records Jazz -Vcl/pno/gtr
DESCRIPTION
Pausa Records Jazz Artist had two records on National RadioTop30 in 1983 and 1986.4 songs were featured ,among them the classic "Canadian Sunset" and featured LA studio stars,Tom Scott,Abe Laborial,and Producer/kybd-Dan Siegel.Steve plays and sings, Standards ,bossas,and pop.Steve has been playing at the Library since 1994 and this is his 20th year.Steve is from Palos Verdes and hosts and plays shows in LA .

ADDITIONAL INFO
562-433-2393
DATE
Friday, August 22, 2014

START TIME
8:00am

END TIME
10:00am
LOCATION
The Library Coffeehouse
3432 E.Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90803
directions
EVENT
Kyle McNeill: Free Concert at Record Surplus
DESCRIPTION
Singer-songwriter Kyle McNeill will perform at Record Surplus, one of the largest independent record stores in the L.A. area. The show will include his good ol' rock and roll tunes and softer folk and blues songs influenced Hank Williams and James Taylor. In 2012, at age 17, Kyle McNeill released his first album, I Was Happy, with his band Kyle McNeill & The Stumble. His second album, Happy At Last, debuted earlier in 2014, and by summers end Kyle plans to release an acoustic album, Songs From Ocean Isle.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.recordsurplusla.com
DATE
Friday, August 22, 2014

START TIME
8:00pm

END TIME
9:00pm
LOCATION
Record Surplus
12436 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
directions
EVENT
Tropics Brazilian Jazz
DESCRIPTION
In 1964, Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz recorded the English version of Jobim/Moraes's "Garota de Ipanema," and we are so honored to have Jose Marino --former bass player of Astrud Gilberto-- at Casa Arjona with his band TROPICS: Mark Isbell (sax), Enzo Todesco (drums), Mitchell Long (guitar), Sandro Rebel (piano), Jose Marino (bass). These amazing musicians will play a repertoire of originals and Brazilian Jazz standards and yes..."The Girl from Ipanema" too.

We'll also have the incredible art work of Enrique Brito, and the new gallery with hand-made art crafts from Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico managed by Zoila Newton.

As always, we suggest that you bring a dish or bottle of wine to share (we have had plenty of delicious home-made dishes lately:)

$18 paid in advance through Paypal at quesadijazz@gmail.com; $20 at the door.

For more information call: (562) 805-7770

ADDITIONAL INFO
https://www.facebook.com/events/673534719410265/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
DATE
Saturday, August 23, 2014

START TIME
7:00pm

END TIME
10:30pm
LOCATION
Casa Arjona
4515 E. Harvey Way
Long Beach, CA 90808
directions
EVENT
Jazz at The Beach
DESCRIPTION
Students from the Bob Cole Conservatory show case their talent.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.csulb.edu/depts/music/jazz/calendar.html
DATE
Monday, August 25, 2014

START TIME
2:00pm

END TIME
4:00pm
LOCATION
The Nugget Pub & Grill at CSU Long Beach
6049 East 7th Street
Long Beach , CA
directions
EVENT
Vail Jazz Party
DESCRIPTION
The Vail Jazz Party takes place over Labor Day Weekend featuring 40 of today's biggest headliners in an intimate and inviting "Party" format with 35+ hours of music over 5 days. Weekend Patron Pass includes Thursday night cocktail party, early entrance to all eleven performances and dinner with the artists on Saturday night, and entrance to Late Night Jam sessions. Tickets are available for individual sessions, which include 4-5 sets of music performed by different ensembles of headliners.

ADDITIONAL INFO
www.vailjazz.org
DATE
Thursday, August 28, 2014

END DATE
Monday, September 01, 2014

START TIME
9:00am

END TIME
10:40pm
LOCATION
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
715 W LIonshead Cir
Vail, CO 81657
directions
EVENT
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr.
DESCRIPTION
Up, Up and Away, and evening with Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. 7 x Grammy Award Winners and Original Stars of The 5th Dimension

ADDITIONAL INFO
323-466-2210
DATE
Friday, August 29, 2014

END DATE
Sunday, August 31, 2014
LOCATION
Catalina Jazz Club
6725 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
directions
EVENT
Jazz on the Green featuring Poncho Sanchez
DESCRIPTION
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the music of award-winning jazz artists as they perform live on the Festival of Arts grounds. These living legends play to sold-out crowds, but the Festival of Arts Jazz on the Green series provides visitors an intimate setting.

For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straight-ahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.foapom.com/events/jazz-on-the-green/, (949) 494-1145
DATE
Saturday, August 30, 2014

START TIME
1:00pm

END TIME
3:00pm
LOCATION
Festival of Arts
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
directions
EVENT
New Blues Festival Debuts, Bringing Blues Back to Long Beach
DESCRIPTION
(Long Beach, CA) - The First Annual New Blues Festival, more than anything else, is bringing the Blues back to Long Beach in a big way - back where they belong!



New Blues Festival takes place on Sunday, August 31 (Labor Day Weekend), at POA (Police Officers Association) Park, 7390 E. Carson St., Long Beach. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tickets priced at $20. (children 12 and under, free). Purchase tickets now at Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ (six locations) or at www.newbluesfestival.ticketleap.com. Info: (562) 762-8317 or visit www.newbluesfestival.com.

ADDITIONAL INFO
www.newbluesfestival.com
DATE
Sunday, August 31, 2014

START TIME
10:00am

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
POA Park
7390 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA
directions
EVENT
ORIGINS OF BLACK DANCE PART 1
DESCRIPTION
This spectacular show Is Charity event for THE GABAR SCHOOL OF LEARNING a non profit organization that helps inner city youth get off drugs an out of gangs. Origins Of Black Dance Part 1 Is one half Of the history of Swing,blues And Jazz,& Music and the Dances of the times,Come at 7:30 $30 at door entertainment for a good cause.And this is just part1

ADDITIONAL INFO
310-327-7746 julius.white97@yahoo.com
DATE
Friday, September 12, 2014

START TIME
8:00am

END TIME
9:00am
LOCATION
Barns dall Park Theatre
4800 Hollywood blvd
Los Angeles , CA 90027
directions
EVENT
Charged Particles @ Friday Nights LIVE!
DESCRIPTION
Charged Particles is making some of the most exciting and creative jazz today, crossing stylistic boundaries and blending multiple traditions to create sparking new sounds: high-energy, elaborately orchestrated original jazz, infused with elements of funk, Afro-Cuban music, and classical music. See www.chargedparticles.com

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.chargedparticles.com/2012---2013-performances.html
DATE
Friday, September 12, 2014

START TIME
6:00pm

END TIME
9:00pm
LOCATION
Village Plaza Public Square
near Laemmie Theatres
Claremont, CA 91711
directions
EVENT
Walk For Brain Injury
DESCRIPTION
Walk For Brain Injury at Santa Anita Park. Participants will be entertained by Actor/Comedian Larry Miller who will emcee the event. Also included is a BBQ lunch, music & entertainment, free health screening, pony rides and carnival games for kids, many vendors, VIP guest speakers, and silent auction & raffle.

ADDITIONAL INFO
www.biacal.org or (661) 872-4903
DATE
Saturday, September 13, 2014

START TIME
10:45am

END TIME
4:00pm
LOCATION
Santa Anita Park
285 W. Huntington Dr.
Arcadia, CA
directions
EVENT
Charged Particles @ Vintage Village Wine Walk
DESCRIPTION
Charged Particles is making some of the most exciting and creative jazz today, crossing stylistic boundaries and blending multiple traditions to create sparking new sounds: high-energy, elaborately orchestrated original jazz, infused with elements of funk, Afro-Cuban music, and classical music. See www.chargedparticles.com

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.chargedparticles.com/2015-2014-2013-and-2012-performances.html
DATE
Saturday, September 13, 2014

START TIME
4:00pm

END TIME
8:00pm
LOCATION
Vintage Village Wine Walk

Claremont, CA 91711
directions
EVENT
Charged Particles @ Hip Kitty
DESCRIPTION
Charged Particles is making some of the most exciting and creative jazz today, crossing stylistic boundaries and blending multiple traditions to create sparking new sounds: high-energy, elaborately orchestrated original jazz, infused with elements of funk, Afro-Cuban music, and classical music. See www.chargedparticles.com.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.hipkittyjazz.com
DATE
Sunday, September 14, 2014

START TIME
7:00pm

END TIME
11:00pm
LOCATION
Hip Kitty
502 W. First Street
Claremont, CA 91711
directions
EVENT
Roberto Miranda Trio; Young Artist Competition Winner
DESCRIPTION
Bassist Roberto Miranda kicks off the Angel City Jazz Festival with his trio featuring Bobby West on piano and Fritz Wise on bass. Roberto is currently a full-time music teacher with LAUSD and is the string bass instructor for the Jazz Studies Program at UCLA. The Festivals Young Artist Competition Winner will open the show.


ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.angelcityjazz.com
DATE
Friday, September 19, 2014

START TIME
6:00pm
LOCATION
LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
directions
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