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 to Members go on sale November 13, using a special code they are given. Tickets to the general public go on sale November 20 and at that time, tickets can be purchased by clicking on link below or by phone at 800-595-4849. Information line is 715-9713.
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
Critically-acclaimed 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
Critically-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.