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 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.