Community Events Calendar
EVENT
Jarrett Borba & Weston Spiro All The Way Live!
DESCRIPTION
Join Weston Spiro and Jarrett Borba at The Stage in Burbank on Tuesday September 23rd as they perform some tasty standards and groovy original tunes.

With Special Guests:
Ms. Maura
Matthew Rodgers
Michael Marchese

It's gonna be a slammin' night of soul jazz.

7:30-10:30p

Don't Miss It.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.WestonSpiro.com
DATE
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

START TIME
7:30pm

END TIME
10:30pm
LOCATION
The Stage Restaurant
546 South San Fernando Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91501
directions
EVENT
Mercy House's 22nd Annual Golf Tournament
DESCRIPTION
On Thursday, September 25th, 2014, Mercy House will be hosting their 22nd Annual Golf Tournament at the Coyote Hills Country Club in Fullerton. This annual event will include a raffle, food, games, and a fun-filled day of golfing. The funds raised from this years golf tournament will help Mercy House continue their work for the thousands of individuals they serve each year in their mission to end homelessness.

Tournament Highlights Include:
10:00am Registration/ Morning Putting Contest
11:00am Carl's Jr. Star Lunch Truck
12:30pm Tee Off! Shotgun Start, Course Contests
5:15pm After Party; Dinner, Awards Ceremony, Raffle Opportunities

*Price is $215 per person or $800 for a foursome.

To register securely online visit http://mercyhousegolf.tk/

For more information, please visit www.mercyhouse.net


ADDITIONAL INFO
http://mercyhousegolf.tk/
DATE
Thursday, September 25, 2014

START TIME
10:00am

END TIME
7:30pm
LOCATION
Coyote Hills Golf Course
1440 E. Bastanchury Road
Fullerton , CA 92835
directions
EVENT
Matana Roberts Quintet; Slumgum
DESCRIPTION
Blue Whale on September 25 will feature a double bill with Slumgum and Matana Roberts Anthem. Slumgum with Trevor Andries on drums, Jon Armstron on saxophone, Rory Cowal on piano, and David Tranchina on bass is the perpetually inventive quartet of adventurous musicians shaped by unbridled imagination and diverse influences that include jazz, free improvisation, world music, and modern classical music. Internationally documented, Chicago-born, New York City-based sound experimentalist Matana Roberts, works in many performance/sound mediums including improvisation, dance, poetry, and theater. A dynamic saxophonist, composer, improviser and mixed media sound conceptualist, she aims to expose the mystical roots and the intuitive spirit raising traditions of American creative expression in her music and art. Roberts is a 2014 Doris Duke Impact Award winner. This concert is presented in part by a grant from Chamber Music America.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.angelcityjazz.com
DATE
Thursday, September 25, 2014

START TIME
9:00pm
LOCATION
Blue Whale
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St #301
Los Angeles, CA 90012
directions
EVENT
Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio; Cathlene Pieda Group;
DESCRIPTION
NEA Jazz Master Toshiko Akiyoshi will perform at REDCAT on September 26 with her trio including Paul Gill on bass and Aaron Kimmel on drums. Over the course of a six-decade career, pianist, bandleader, and composer-arranger Toshiko Akiyoshi has made a unique and vital contribution to the art of big band jazz. Among a very few successful female instrumentalists of her generation, she is also recognized as a major figure in jazz composition. She has received 14 Grammy nominations, and she was the first woman to win the Best Arranger and Composer awards in DownBeat magazine's Readers Poll. This concert is presented by The Jazz Bakery, and is funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Opening the show will be award-winning pianist and composer Cathlene Pieda, a fresh and innovative contributor to the Los Angeles jazz scene. This performance will mark the premiere of a new work commissioned by the Los Angeles Jazz Society featuring a collaboration with most recent Poet Laureate of Los Angeles Eloise Klein Healy.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.angelcityjazz.com
DATE
Friday, September 26, 2014

START TIME
9:00pm
LOCATION
REDCAT
631 West 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90036
directions
EVENT
Blind Boys of Alabama
DESCRIPTION
Blind Boys of Alabama are a five-time Grammy Award winning gospel group from Alabama. They first sang together in 1944. Since then, the group's output has spanned seven decades of tours and appearances, and produced a successful discography.

$40 ADVANCE / $50 DAY OF SHOW
18 & over. Doors open at 6pm. Standing room only. First come, first served.
Showtime 9pm-10:15pm. Limited seating available on patio, featuring live show on HD screens. Call 949-715-7777 to reserve. MozambiqueOC.com

ADDITIONAL INFO
www.Mozambiqueoc.com
DATE
Friday, September 26, 2014

START TIME
9:00pm

END TIME
10:15pm
LOCATION
Mozambique
1740 S. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
directions
EVENT
Covina Swing Band Festival
DESCRIPTION
This a two day free event sponsored by the Covina Concert Band. It will feature five local swing bands each day including Twist of Orange, the swing band of Covina on 9/27 and the LAPD swing band on 9/28.For a complete list of bands, go to Covinaconcertband.org.

ADDITIONAL INFO
Covinaconcertband.org . 626-332-0020 or 626-7726
DATE
Saturday, September 27, 2014

END DATE
Sunday, September 28, 2014

START TIME
3:00pm

END TIME
9:00pm
LOCATION
Covina Park
Badillo at 4th. St.
Covina, CA 91723
directions
EVENT
Anthony Braxton Trio; Wadada Leo Smith's Silver Orchestra
DESCRIPTION
Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School on September 27 will present a legendary double bill with Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith's Silver Orchestra and Anthony Braxton Trio. Silver Orchestra is an ensemble consisting of twelve instrumentalists created with a vision to explore musical languages and systems with a developed experimental performance practice for a larger ensemble. The music is the result of the particular view of its creator Smith. Anthony Braxton is recognized as one of the most important musicians, educators, and creative thinkers of the past 50 years, highly esteemed in the creative music community for the revolutionary quality of his work and for the mentorship and inspiration he has provided to generations of younger musicians. His trio features Taylor Ho Bynum on trumpet and the voice of Kyoko Kitamura.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.angelcityjazz.com
DATE
Saturday, September 27, 2014

START TIME
9:00pm
LOCATION
Zipper Concert Hall
200 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
directions
EVENT
JAZZ & Poetry @ 4
DESCRIPTION
Join Aeros Pierce & Boyd Gumbs Jr as they present inspirational words and music for a family friendly audience

ADDITIONAL INFO
323.778.3002
DATE
Sunday, September 28, 2014

START TIME
4:00pm

END TIME
5:15am
LOCATION
McCarty Memorial
4101 West Adams @ 11th Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90018
directions
EVENT
Symphonic Jazz Orchestra: 90th Anniversary of Rhapsody in Blue Concert
DESCRIPTION
The 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Mitch Glickman, is the country's only ensemble exclusively dedicated to blending the worlds of jazz and classical music. Now in its second decade, the SJO has performed at leading concert halls across Southern California including UCLA's Royce Hall, the Ford Amphitheatre, and Marsee Auditorium.

ADDITIONAL INFO
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9936901
DATE
Sunday, September 28, 2014

START TIME
2:00pm
LOCATION
Carpenter Performing Arts Center
6200 E. Atherton St.
Long Beach, CA 90240
directions
EVENT
Brad Dutz Quartet; Gavin Templeton Trio; Michael White Trio; Daniel Rosenboom Quintet; Azar Lawrence Trio
DESCRIPTION
Barnsdall Art Park will present an all day event with several unique musical presentations. The daytime suggested donation concert features the Brad Dutz Quartet, Gavin Templeton Trio, Michael White Trio, Daniel Rosenboom Quintet, and the Azar Lawrence Trio.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.angelcityjazz.com
DATE
Sunday, September 28, 2014

START TIME
2:30pm
LOCATION
Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
directions
EVENT
Aruan Ortiz Trio; Josh Nelson's Discoveries
DESCRIPTION
The evening performances at the Barnsdall Art Park Gallery Theatre will showcase LA-based pianist Josh Nelsons Discoveries, Cuban pianist Arun Ortiz will perform with his trio.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.angelcityjazz.com
DATE
Sunday, September 28, 2014

START TIME
4:00pm
LOCATION
Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
directions
EVENT
Booker T. Jones
DESCRIPTION
It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity. On classic Stax hits like Green Onions, Hang Em High, Time Is Tight, and Melting Pot the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient pushed the musics boundaries, refined it to its essence and then injected it into the nations bloodstream.

$40 ADVANCE / $50 DAY OF SHOW
18 & over. Doors open at 6pm. Standing room only. First come, first served.
Showtime 9pm-10:15pm. MozambiqueOC.com

ADDITIONAL INFO
www.MozambiqueOC.com
DATE
Thursday, October 02, 2014

START TIME
9:00pm

END TIME
10:15pm
LOCATION
Mozambique
1740 S. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
directions
EVENT
"Jazz a' La Carte", Presented by Chester A. Whitmore, Hosted By James Janisse, Featuring over 20 Live Bands in the genres of: Ragtime, Tin Pan, Boogie Woogie, Blues, Straight Ahead, Bebop, Big Band & Swing, etc., and including Vintage (rare) Movie Footage
DESCRIPTION
This is an amazing two day event that takes place on both Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5th, from 10:00am-10:00pm, in multiple spaces, on multiple floors and that Features: Ernie Marchain Jazz Orchestra, Ralph Brown Straight Ahead Jazz Society, Jimmy McConnell Super Big Band, Everett Turner & The Nova Troubadours, Richard Harper's Tin Pan Alley, Uncle Butter's Big Band, The Rose Gales Jazz Trio, The Magnificent Seven Band, Big Band Swing Express, Armen Bazce Big Band, Dian Wilson & Chris Glik Quartet, Chester Whitmore's Central Avenue Revue Feat. The Opus One Big Band & Chester Whitmore's Magnificent Seven, Cal Bezemer Trio, Dr. Roots & Friends, Muziki Jazz Quartet, Bob Lee, Constance Denise, Chuck Johnson Quartet, David Silverman Jazz & Blues, Linda Jean Miles, Ernie Marcmain Jazz Orchestra, Stephen Richard-"Sax Extraordinaire", Christopher Astoquillca Jazz Trio, etc. and also featuring Jazz Poetry, Piano Solos (from Stride to Boogie Woogie), "Low Down Blues"-Guitar Solos, "Sax & Rhythms", Latin Jazz, and a Jam Session, Open Dance Floor Lessons with Chester Whitmore (learn the Madison, Shim-Sham, & Swing Out), and various Film Screenings, including "Sounds of Jazz"-1957, Gospel & Swing Film Clips, and more...

ADDITIONAL INFO
Tickets Cost $53 per day (cash) or $53.12 per day (by credit card). For Tickets or More Information, Call: (310) 671-6400 or go to www.inglewoodtickets.com
DATE
Saturday, October 04, 2014

END DATE
Sunday, October 05, 2014

START TIME
10:00am

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Good Samaritan Hospital's Moseley Salvator Conference Center
637 S. Lucas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90017
directions
EVENT
Wine, Rhythm & Brews
DESCRIPTION
Walk through downtown Sierra Madre and visit our merchants, taste fine wines and craft beers, sample local cuisine, listen to live music and participate in the silent auction.

Proceeds benefit The City of Hope (Family Resource Center), Arcadia Methodist Hospital (The Year Beyond Program), and many of our local philanthropies.

Tickets are $40.


ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.thesperofoundation.org/events-participate/wine-rhythm-brews.html
DATE
Saturday, October 04, 2014

START TIME
4:00pm

END TIME
7:00pm
LOCATION
Downtown Sierra Madre
Sierra Madre Blvd & Baldwin Ave
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
directions
EVENT
Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies
DESCRIPTION
Enjoy original American roots music in the Louisiana Bayou tradition with Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies! Mojos songs tell stories about family, friends, and the good things in life that money just cannot buy, with Cajun and New Orleans two-steps, rock and roll and blues rhythms, celebrating the Louisiana Zydeco tradition.

ADDITIONAL INFO
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9888851
DATE
Sunday, October 05, 2014

START TIME
2:00pm

END TIME
4:00pm
LOCATION
Carpenter Performing Arts Center
6200 E. Atherton St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
directions
EVENT
"Beat Cancer" Golf Tournament
DESCRIPTION
Children's Hospitals National Foundation is proud to host our annual "Beat Cancer" Golf Tournament, dinner, and auction at Royal Vista Golf Club on October 6th, 2014 (National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month). Every year, we commit to raising at least $100,000 to fund childhood cancer research for an entire year, but we need your help!

When you participate in our "Beat Cancer" Golf Tournament, not only will you save the lives of children, you will help fund childhood cancer research for an entire year! Meaning scientist will have the resources available to hopefully one day find a cure, but it all starts with you! Become a sponsor or register today!

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.chnf.org/golf.html
DATE
Monday, October 06, 2014

START TIME
9:00am

END TIME
8:00pm
LOCATION
Royal Vista Golf Club
Royal Vista: 20055 E. Colima Rd
Walnut, CA 91789
directions
EVENT
Beat Cancer Golf Tournament
DESCRIPTION
Did you know every year, over 13,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer and in America, over 46 children will die from cancer today? At Children's Hospitals National Foundation, we understand that the only way to "Beat Cancer" is by providing funding.

Children's Hospitals National Foundation is proud to host this years "Beat Cancer" Golf Tournament at Royal Vista Golf Club on October 6th, 2014. Every year, CHNF commits to raising at least $100,000 to fund childhood cancer research for an entire year and this year we plan to raise $100,000 with our "Beat Cancer" Golf Tournament.

When you participate in our "Beat Cancer" Golf Tournament at Royal Vista Golf Club, not only will you help save the lives of children, but you will help fund childhood cancer research for an entire year! Meaning scientists will have the resources available to find a cure, but it all starts with you! Become a sponsor or register today for the Beat Cancer Golf Tournament.


ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.chnf.org/golf.php
DATE
Monday, October 06, 2014

START TIME
10:30am

END TIME
5:30pm
LOCATION
Royal Vista Golf Club
20055 Colima Rd
Walnut , CA 91789
directions
EVENT
The JOSHUA WHITE Quintet at BLUE WHALE
DESCRIPTION
The JOSHUA WHITE Quintet at BLUE WHALE

THURSDAY Oct 9, 2014
BLUE WHALE | 9pm | $10

JOSHUA WHITE, piano
MARK DRESSER, bass
MICHAEL DESSEN, trombone
GAVIN TEMPLETON, alto sax / bass clarinet
KJELL NORDESON, percussion

Blue Whale | http://bluewhalemusic.com/
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Suite 301
Los Angeles, California 90012

JW | http://joshuawhitemusic.com/

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://bluewhalemusic.com/
DATE
Thursday, October 09, 2014

START TIME
9:00pm

END TIME
11:00pm
LOCATION
BLUE WHALE
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012
directions
EVENT
Brian Stokes Mitchell: Simply Broadway
DESCRIPTION
Dashing and debonair, Brian Stokes Mitchell has earned a reputation as one of Broadways greatest leading men with acclaimed performances in an array of productions. With Simply Broadway, the Tony winner performs beloved songs from some of his favorite shows including Company, Camelot, Porgy and Bess, Les Misrables and Sunday in the Park with George.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.scfta.org/home/Events/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1581
DATE
Friday, October 10, 2014

START TIME
8:00pm
LOCATION
Rene and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts
615 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
directions
EVENT
2014 Jazz Tribute Awards & Concert
DESCRIPTION
The LA Jazz Society, celebrates the music of drummer Shelly Manne at the Jazz Tribute Awards Concert on Sunday, October 12th. The two hour concert line-up at the Alex Theatre in Glendale includes vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater and Tierney Sutton with bassist John Clayton hosting and conducting the Shelly Manne All Star Tribute Big Band.

ADDITIONAL INFO
www.lajazz.org
DATE
Sunday, October 12, 2014

START TIME
6:30pm
LOCATION
Alex Theatre
216 N Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA
directions
EVENT
8th Annual SCSJPA "Schools Got Class" Golf Tournament
DESCRIPTION
The Southern California Schools Joint Powers of Authority (SCSJPA) is comprised of two non-profit joint powers authorities. We are happy to announce the 8th Annual SCSJPA Golf Tournament, a Bullying Prevention Fundraiser! The proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit local schools to prevent the growing social crime of bullying.

Why should you participate? This event is always a great opportunity for networking! The proceeds support the children in our own communities and this golf event is a wonderful way to get out of the office because we promise you a great day of golf, lunch, dinner, prizes, giveaways, and lots of fun!

Please join us in our effort to prevent bullying by contributing funds that will enable our districts to empower students with conflict negotiating skills that will benefit these students life long. We want to extend a deep gratitude and appreciation for your support.
For further information please check out our golf tournament sponsorship opportunities or click the link below. Register today!


ADDITIONAL INFO
https://www.123contactform.com/form-985720/2014-Golf-Tournament-Sponsorship-Commitment
DATE
Monday, October 13, 2014

START TIME
10:30am

END TIME
4:00am
LOCATION
CANYON CREST COUNTRY CLUB
975 Country Club Dr.
Riverside, CA 92506
directions
EVENT
Billy Childs: Map to Treasure Reimagining Laura Nyro
DESCRIPTION
Jazz pianist and composer Billy Childs remains one of the most diverse and acclaimed artists working in music today. A three time Grammy winner and recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Childs is an inventive composer and arranger whose performances consistently expand the dimensions of the jazz genre. Childs program includes pieces from his new album of the same name and will be joined by guest vocalists to be announced later. The evening will include Laura Nyros vast catalogue of songs made famous by many artists including Barbra Streisand; The 5th Dimension; Patti LaBelle; and Blood, Sweat & Tears.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://www.scfta.org/home/Events/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1595
DATE
Friday, October 17, 2014

START TIME
8:00pm
LOCATION
Rene and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts
615 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
directions
EVENT
Matt's Run
DESCRIPTION
Help raise scholarships for Cal Poly Pomona students dedicated to serving communities while also helping to preserve a legacy.
Matts Run is an annual university tradition that celebrates the life of Matthew Myers, who died in 2005 after a car struck him on campus. After his death, his family decided to sponsor an event that would honor his passion for serving others and inspire future students to do the same.
Since 2006, the 5K run/walk has drawn thousands of people from the campus and surrounding communities. The Matthew Myers Memorial Scholarship Fund endowment has provided over 60 awards since its conception, and adds to that number every year.
This years run will be held Oct. 18 at 8 a.m. The route starts at Parking Lot F9 and ends at the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center.
The course takes runners and walkers through the universitys scenic landscape, from orange groves to vineyards to pastures. Along the way, participants also can get close-up views of horses and farm animals.
Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are welcome. Registration is $20 for students of all ages and $35 for non-students. Day-of-event registration is an additional $5. All early registrants will receive a T-shirt and logo item. Prizes will be given to the top male and female finishers in various age categories. The Myers family will present the Myers Cup to the most spirited group or organization at the race.
After the race, the Greek Council will provide hot dogs. The Farm Stores annual Pumpkin Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, offering gourds for $5, a corn maze, petting zoo, horse rides, live music and other family activities.

For more information visit http://mattsrun.csupomona.edu, contact dmholman@csupomona.edu, or call (909) 869-4706


ADDITIONAL INFO
http://mattsrun.csupomona.edu/, dmholman@csupomona.edu, 909-869-4706
DATE
Saturday, October 18, 2014

START TIME
8:00am
LOCATION
Cal Poly Pomona University
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
directions
EVENT
Rusty Johnson's American Dream Benefit Concert
DESCRIPTION
Rusty Johnson's American Dream Benefit Concert. All proceeds will be donated to R.Y.T.M.O. (Reaching Youth Through Music Opportunities)a 501c-3 that educates, equips and empowers under-served youth ages 14 - 24, in music, music technology and the arts. For more information on ticket prices and sponsorship packages, please contact The Strawberry Bowl. TheStrawberryBowl.com

ADDITIONAL INFO
714 928-3894 or TheStrawberryBowl@gmail.com
DATE
Sunday, October 19, 2014

START TIME
7:00pm
LOCATION
The Strawberry Bowl
12762 Main Street
Garden Grove, CA 92840
directions
EVENT
Weston Spiro Trio Live!
DESCRIPTION
Join Weston Spiro (Keys), Teddy Bang (Bass), and Jarrett Borba (Drums) as they deliver their own tasty versions of some of the most iconic songs ever written.

The trio will be joined by special guests to make this a night to remember.

ADDITIONAL INFO
http://SoundCloud.com/WestonSpiro
DATE
Sunday, October 19, 2014

START TIME
8:30pm

END TIME
11:59pm
LOCATION
Oyster House Saloon
12446 Moorpark St.
Studio City , CA 91604
directions
EVENT
Jennifer Keith Quintet
DESCRIPTION
Vocalist and Las Vegas headliner Jennifer Keith reignites the Golden Age of lounge entertainment reclaiming and reinterpreting the standards of the 30s through 60s with contemporary sass and bravado! With a voice reminiscent of American jazz and pop music singers Julie London and Keely Smith, Keith regularly turns heads with her pinup doll looks!

ADDITIONAL INFO
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/932757
DATE
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

START TIME
7:00pm
LOCATION
Carpenter Performing Arts Center
6200 E. Atherton St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
directions
EVENT
LBMA After Dark
DESCRIPTION
The Long Beach Museum of Art presents LBMA After Dark approximately twice a year. Each a unique, lively nighttime art happening, complete with world-class artwork, music, live entertainment, and an appetizer and cocktail menu specially crafted to complement the featured exhibition. LBMA After Dark is open to the general public with a $10 admission fee. Admission is free for Museum Members plus one guest.

ADDITIONAL INFO
562-439-2119
DATE
Thursday, October 23, 2014

START TIME
7:00pm

END TIME
10:00pm
LOCATION
Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803
directions
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