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September 17, 2000


17: Jane Monheit, Steamers.

18: Barbara Morrison, Teddy Edwards and Ernie Andrews, Catalina Bar & Grill.

19-24: Tom Harrell Quintet, Jazz Bakery.

19-24: Stanley Jordan Solo Guitar, Catalina Bar & Grill.

20: Tin Hat Trio, Knitting Factory Hollywood.

21: Charlie Haden's Quartet West (tenor saxophonist Ernie Watts, pianist Alan Broadbent, drummer Larance Marable and the bassist-leader) plays music that is both nostalgic and timeless. At Royce Hall, the popular group will share the bill with Shirley Horn (a master at ballads) and her trio.

21: Bobby Bradford Motet, Rocco.

22-23: John Pizzarelli, Orange County Performing Arts Center.

22-23: Vinny Golia, Knitting Factory Hollywood.

22: Eldad Tarmu Jazz Ensemble, L.A. County Museum Of Art.

24: Guitarist Stanley Jordan caused a sensation in the 1980s by developing a tapping technique that allowed him to sound like two or three musicians at once, playing solos, chords and bass lines simultaneously. At Catalina's he will perform unaccompanied guitar solos that sound like they're being played by a trio.

24: Rova Saxophone Quartet, Knitting Factory Hollywood.

25: Joe Beck and Ali Ryerson, Rocco.

26-Oct. 1: Chico Hamilton's Euphoria, Jazz Bakery.

26: Ann Patterson, Hollywood Park Casino.

28: Mora's Modern Rhythmists, Derby.

29-30: Arthur Blythe, Rocco.

29: Stefon Harris, Quartet, Pepperdine University.

29: George Benson, Greek Theatre.

29: Lanny Morgan, L.A. County Museum of Art.

30: Joey DeFrancesco Trio, Steamers.


1: Sidewalk Strutters Dixieland Band, Old Town Music Hall.

3-8: The Zawinul Syndicate, Catalina Bar & Grill.

6: Kenny Garrett and Christian McBride, Carpenter Center.

6: In 1991, a dozen years after the death of bassist-composer Charles Mingus, the Mingus Big Band was formed. The exciting all-star ensemble (which brings back the spirit of the fiery Mingus) will perform at El Camino College Center for the Arts.

7: Billy Childs Chamber Jazz Sextet, Cal State Northridge Performing Arts Center.

10-15: Buster Williams Trio, Jazz Bakery.

10-15: The Clayton Brothers, Catalina Bar & Grill.

12: Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd, a survivor of the 1960s who is at the peak of his powers, performs at the new Knitting Factory Hollywood with his quartet.

13: Harvey Wainaple-Dave Scott Quintet, L.A. County Museum of Art.

17-22: Alto player Lee Konitz, a major player since the late 1940s, has maintained a modern style while retaining his distinctive cool tone. At the Jazz Bakery, the thoughtful improviser teams up with pianist Alan Broadbent for six nights of duets.

19: Dave Holland Quintet, Cal State Northridge Performing Arts Center.

20-21: Eddie Palmieri Orange County Performing Arts Center.

20: Susan Krebs Quintet, L.A. County Museum of Art.

23-25: Rachel Z, Jazz Bakery.

27-29: A coolly emotional veteran singer who writes intelligent lyrics, Abbey Lincoln rarely visits the West Coast. Her three-night stint at the Jazz Bakery is not to be missed.

27: Gerald Wiggins Trio, L.A. County Museum Of Art.

31-Nov. 5: Donald Byrd, Jazz Bakery.


1-5: Nnenna Freelon, Catalina Bar & Grill.

3: Bobby Bradford Motet, L.A. County Museum of Art.

5: David Benoit's Tribute to Charles M. Schulz, Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts.

7-12: Benny Green Trio, Catalina Bar & Grill.

8-12: Elvin Jones, Jazz Bakery.

13: Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock, the Lobero.

16: A jazz giant of the piano since the late 1960s, Keith Jarrett has successfully battled illness during the last few years to make a comeback. He will perform at Royce Hall with his "standards trio," which also features bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette.

17-18: Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Orange County Performing Arts Center.

18: Regina Carter, UCLA's Ostin Hall.

18: Guitarist John McLaughlin has broken new musical ground throughout his career and was one of the pioneers in fusing jazz with Indian music. His virtuosic acoustic guitar will be featured with a new version of Shakti at Royce Hall.

21: Poncho Sanchez, Hollywood Park Casino.

21-26: Pat Martino's comeback after a brain aneurysm has been inspiring. At the Jazz Bakery, the inventive guitarist will be teamed with the exciting organist Joey DeFrancesco.

21-26: Pianist Eric Reed (best known for his association with Wynton Marsalis) is a versatile player with a sound of his own. He will lead his New York Band at Catalina Bar & Grill. The all-star straight-ahead outfit features trumpeter Nicholas Payton and alto player Donald Harrison.

28-Dec. 3: David Sanchez, Jazz Bakery.


5-10: Cyrus Chestnut, Jazz Bakery.

5-10: Dave Weckl, Catalina Bar & Grill.

10: Diane Schuur, Carpenter Center.

15-16: Freddie Cole, Orange County Performing Arts Center.

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