Laguna Beach Live!

Jazz Wednesdays


About Jazz Wednesdays

Jazz Wednesdays Winter 2018  is in the distinctive [seven-degrees] event facility, 891 Laguna Canyon Rd.,  for seven concerts, January 17-April 11, every two weeks.

Concerts are 6:00-8:00 pm and a full bar and buffet dinner menu are available for purchase starting at 5:00 pm when doors open.  Tickets in advance are $25, $30 at the door, and seating is assigned according to date of purchase, season ticket holders and Laguna Beach Live! membership.

Tickets and season passes are now available for purchase.


January 17th | Latin Jazz

Mark Towns Latin Jazz feat. Diana Purim

Mark Towns is one of the world’s leading exponents of guitar-based instrumental Afro-Cuban Jazz, composing and performing music which blurs the lines between Latin Jazz, Flamenco Jazz, Salsa, Funk, and Fusion.



January 31st | Straight Ahead JAzz

Jazz Legend Rickey Woodward Quintet

Rickey Woodard Quintet will perform a variety of hot swinging jazz, including straight ahead, Latin, blues, and ballads, all with a melodic soulful sound, and tight rhythm section.



February 14th | Valentine's Day Piano Jazz

Grammy-Award winning pianist Bill Cunliffe Trio w/special guest vocalist

Jazz pianist, composer and Grammy Award-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe, is known for his innovative and swinging recordings and compositions.



February 28th | Iconic Jazz

An All-Star Tribute to Dizzy & Ella feat. Vocalist Maiya Sykes & Trumpeter Bijon Watson

Laguna Beach Live!’s artistic director for jazz and internationally renowned for his live, studio, film and TV performances, Bijon Watson, has put together an All-Star line up for this centenary Tribute.



March 14th | Modern Jazz

Acclaimed Saxophonist Tom Luer’s Project Popular

Aside from his own excellent compositions, Saxophonist Tom Luer reworks a handful of major hits into easygoing West Coast modern jazz with Project Popular. The music is airy, fresh, light and often in stark contrast to the pieces covered.



March 28th | Guitar Jazz

New West Guitar Group

New West Guitar Group has developed a wide spread reputation as one of the premier guitar ensembles in the world. They perform recognizable covers, jazz standards and exciting originals.


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April 11th | Modern Jazz

Widely-Acclaimed Pianist Josh Nelson presents: “The Sky Remains”

Pianist, composer and bandleader Josh Nelson brings his latest project to Jazz Wednesdays.The Sky Remains, his love letter to Los Angeles.