Judy Wexler We're reprising our conversation with L.A.-based jazz singer Judy Wexler from last summer. Ms. Wexler is performing at Cafe 322 Dec. 2.Listen.
Kristin Korb This bassist-singer is a Ray Brown protege and her latest CD is "In the Meantime." She performs Wednesday (tonight) at Catalina Bar & Grill and Friday at the Hip Kitty. Check out this video.
Poncho Sanchez The Grammy-winning, ubiquitous conguero makes one of his frequent stops in the Southland, Sunday at Spaghettini's. 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.
The Alto Madness man himself will be making a rare local appearance at Spazio in Sherman Oaks. This be-bop altoist will be working with pianist Lou Forestieri, drummer Dick Weller and a bassist to be named later.
This video features Cole from a 2008 performance.
Richie Cole Quartet, Spazio, 14755 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks 818 728-8400 8 and 10 p.m. Friday.