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    The Eli and Edy the Broad Stage presents the return of four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke and his band on Saturday, January 19 at 7:30pm. Clarke performs with electric and acoustic ferocity, backed by a stellar troupe of exciting young musicians. Rolling Stone’s first Jazzman of the Year, Clarke’s creativity has been recognized ...
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    By Barbara Smith Photos by ESE  The 61st Monterey Jazz Festival offered a generous mix of jazz legends including sax giant Charles Lloyd, vocalist Dianne Reeves, flutist Hubert Laws, trumpeter/bandleader/composer Wynton Marsalis, pianist Dave Grusin, bassist Christian McBride, pianist Benny Green, drummer Brian Blade and New Orleans musician/bandleader Jon Batiste. Women were showcased prominently this ...
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    Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the Ahmad Jamal Quartet for one performance only on October 19 at 8:00pm. The extraordinary night of music features jazz legend and celebrated pianist-composer Ahmad Jamal who returns to the center with his quartet which includes James Cammack, bass; Herlin Riley, drums; and Manolo Badrena, percussion. Single tickets are ...