Ruth Price We get an update from the Jazz Bakery president regarding its relocation and a Jackie Ryan concert this week to raise funds for the new venue.Listen to our conversation with Ruth.
Esperanza SpaldingThe dynamic bassist-singer-songwriter takes a trip to the Orange County Performing Arts Center for four shows this Friday and Saturday. Check out this video.
Patti Austin This versatile singer visits the Southland once again, this time at Cal State Northridge on Saturday. Check out this video.
The Poetry of John Menaghan Award-winning poet John Menghan reads some of his poems accompanied by the jazz artists that inspired him. Listen to the poems.
Singer Jane Monheit makes a one-night stand in at Catalina's in Hollywood Monday. Monheit first burst upon the jazz scene when she was a finalist in the 1998 Thelonius Monk Jazz Institute's vocal competition. She released her first album, "Never Never Land," in 2000, and her seventh and latest CD, "The Lovers, The Dreamers and Me," was released earlier this year.
Angelenos will be getting a preview of what to expect New Year's Eve when Monheit will return to Catalina's for a six-nighter from Tuesday, December 29th to Sunday, January 3rd.
Jane Monheit, Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 West Sunset Blvd. Hollywood (323) 466-2210, 8 p.m. Monday. TICKETWEB