Mark Dresser 5 + Jeremy Ledbetter Trio

REDCAT at Disney Hall 631 W 2nd Street, Los Angeles

An exciting double bill featuring the Mark Dresser 5 with Chris Speed, Michael Dessen, Joshua White and Mark Ferber and Canadian super group The Jeremy Ledbetter Trio with Rich Brown and Sarah Thawer.

Corey Fogel Group + Amirtha Kidambi’s Elder Ones

2220 Arts + Archives 2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles

LA avant guard percussionist Corey Fogel leads a new group featuring ECM recording artist Judith Berkson, Beth Schenck and Mattie Barbier. NYC based vocalist/composer Amirtha Kidambi closes the night with her Elder Ones project featuring Max Jaffe, Matt Nelson and Eva Lawitts

Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

This concert is a special celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, which was founded by Horace Tapscott in 1961. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of the Jazz at LACMA concert series.

Orenda Records Fest

2220 Arts + Archives 2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles

A five hours celebration of nearly 100 releases form LA based creative music label Orenda Records with the Jon Hatamiya Big Band, Bridge to Everywhere, Cathlene Pineda Quartet, NOICE and the Dan Rosenboom Quintet

Elliott Sharp & Jeff Parker + Muttdoggs with Petra Haden

Lodge Room 104 N Ave 56 2nd floor, Los Angeles

An eclectic double bill featuring a brand new duo with Elliott Sharp and Jeff Parker and a new project by legendary bassist Mike Watt, featuring Petra Haden, Motoko Honda and Joe Berardi

Billy Childs Jazz Chamber Ensemble with Dianne Reeves

The Ford 2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles

The Angel City Jazz Festival presents a special concert with Billy Childs' Jazz-Chamber Ensemble, a groundbreaking project that, as its name suggests, merges improvisation and jazz rhythms with the orchestration and instrumentation of a traditional chamber ensemble.

Dianne Reeves—one of the most acclaimed singers in jazz today—joins the party as a special guest.

Myra Melford + Jamie Baum Septet+1

Skirball Center 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

A powerful double bill showcasing Berkeley based pianist composer Myra Melford performing a solo set, followed by NYC based flutist composer Jamie Baum's all star group, which was nominated by the JJA as 'Best Midsize Ensemble of the Year'

Sibarg Ensemble + Swaminathan/Prakash/Escreet

Tiny Room Studios West Blvd/E Redondo Blvd, Inglewood

The second night of our Inglewood Sessions features two exciting LA based bands with a distinctive intercultural approach

$10 – $15

Luciana Souza & Vince Mendoza: Storytellers

The Ford 2580 Cahuenga Blvd E, Los Angeles

Grammy award winning soulful vocalist Luciana Souza parthers up with Vince Mendoza for a special rendition of classic Brazillian songs arranged for a Big Band featuring LA stalwarts like Peter Erskine and Alex Acuna

$10 – $65

Marquis Hill + John Escreet’s Seismic Shift

REDCAT at Disney Hall 631 W 2nd Street, Los Angeles

A special double bill featuring Chigaco based trumpeter Marquis Hill and a release party for John Escreet's 'Seismic Shift'

$25

David Murray Trio

The World Stage 4321 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles

Legendary sax man David Murray comes to Word Stage to present material from his recent release 'Seriana Promethea'

$20