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.
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.