JAZZ.Byline: - Fred Shuster
There's something about jazz and blues at the holidays. Whether reflective, hard-edged or simply alluring, the stuff is wonderfully vibrant. There's a full schedule this year, taking in visits from saxophonist Chris Potter Chris Potter may refer to:
Here are some selected events.
B.B. King, Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, $75. (818) 879-5016; www.canyonclub.net.
Ann Hampton Callaway Ann Hampton Callaway (born May 30 1959) is a singer, composer, lyricist, pianist, and actress. She is best known for writing and singing the theme to the TV series The Nanny and starring in the Broadway musical Swing! , Cinegrill, Hollywood, also Friday and Saturday, $40. (323) 769-7269; www.cinegrill.com.
Charles Lloyd Charles Lloyd (March 15 1938-) is an American jazz musician. Though he primarily plays tenor saxophone and flute, he has also occasionally recorded on alto saxophone and more exotic reed instruments. , UCLA's Royce Hall Royce Hall is a building on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Designed by the Los Angeles firm of Allison & Allison (James Edward Allison, 1870-1955, and his brother David Clark Allison, 1881-1962) in the Italian Romanesque Revival style and completed , $17-$55. (213) 480-3232; www.performingarts.ucla.edu.
Curtis Salgado Curtis Salgado is a Portland, Oregon-based Blues, R&B, and Soul singer-songwriter-musician. He was born on February 41954 in Everett, Washington. He plays harmonica and fronts his own band as lead vocalist. , Cozy's, Sherman Oaks, $12. (818) 986-6000; www.cozysblues.com.
Barbara Cook's Broadway, with Don Rebic and Peter Donovan Peter Donovan is an accomplished bassist. He is the husband of performer Audra McDonald and father of Zoe Madeline.
Peter is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music in New York. He has a masters degree. , Disney Hall, $26-$84. (213) 480-3232; www.musiccenter.org.
NOV judgment notwithstanding the verdict (N.O.V.) n. reversal of a jury's verdict by the trial judge when the judge believes there was no factual basis for the verdict or it was contrary to law. The judge will then enter a different verdict as "a matter of law. . 26
Mulgrew Miller, Jazz Bakery, Culver City, also Nov. 27-28, $30. (310) 271-9039; www.jazzbakery.org.
Margie Evans, the Jennifer York Quartet, Madrid Theatre, Canoga Park, $12-$25. (818) 347-9419; www.madridtheatre.org.
Jane Monheit, UCLA's Royce Hall, $45-$60. (213) 480-3232; www.performingarts.ucla.edu.
Coco Montoya, Cozy's, Sherman Oaks, $10. (818) 986-6000; www.cozysblues.com.
Bobby ``Blue'' Bland, Grove of Anaheim, $30. (213) 480-3232; www.thegroveofanaheim.com.
Chris Potter, Scott Colley, Antonio Sanchez, Jazz Bakery, Culver City, Also Dec. 10-12, $30. (310) 271-9039; www.jazzbakery.org.
Jimmy Smith and Joey DeFrancesco, Catalina's, Hollywood, also Dec. 11-12, $20-$25. (323) 466-2210; www.catalinajazzclub.com.
Ron Carter Quartet, Catalina's, Hollywood, also Dec. 17-19, $20-$35. (323) 466-2210; www.catalinajazzclub.com.
Steve Tyrell, Catalina's, Hollywood, also Dec. 28-31, $30-$45. (323) 466-2210; www.catalinajazzclub.com.
Ernie Andrews, Jazz Bakery, Culver City, $75-$100. (310) 271-9039; www.jazzbakery.org.
Arthur Adams, Cozy's, Sherman Oaks, $20 and $50. (818) 986-6000; www.cozysblues.com.
Charles Floyd Friday