New York trumpeter plays free concert

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego, December 1-7

Peter Evans
  • Peter Evans

Monday 1
Saxophonist Gabriel Sundy and pianist Ed Kornhauser team up for an evening at the Turf Supper Club (1116 25th Street) at 9:00 p.m., no cover charge.

Tuesday 2
Joe Garrison and his large ensemble Night People featuring Kamau Kenyatta, Chris Warren, Dave Millard and many others head to the Loft (911 Lyman Lane) at 8:00 p.m. it’s free! … bassist Ben Wanicur and his trio with Jason Shattil and Kevin Higuchi host the jam session at 3rd Space (4610 Park Boulevard) $5 cover … the Steph Johnson Duo with Rob Thorsen on bass are at Croce’s Park West (2760 Fifth Avenue) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. free.

Wednesday 3
Ogd_Translation Has Failed with Nathan Hubbard on drumkit/samples, Harley Magsino on electric bass and Jerome Salazar on electric bass plus the Lou Damian Trio with Salazar on acoustic bass and Andrew Munsey on drums hit The Tin Can (1863 Fifth Avenue) at 9:00 p.m. for a $5 cover … Gilbert Castellanos hosts the Young Lions Series at Croce’s Park West featuring Jarian James 7:00 p.m. Later on Castellanos is doing the jazz jam session at Seven Grand with Joshua White on piano, Rob Thorsen on bass, and Ryan Shaw on drums. 9:30 p.m. no cover, musicians bring your horns!

Thursday 4
The Allison Adams Tucker Quartet with Danny Green on piano, Justin Grinnell on bass, Tucker on vocals, and Julien Cantelm on drums dig in at Croce’s Park West from 7:00 p.m. $5 cover… Juice Box with Ed Kornhauser, Kevin Jones, Louis Valenzuela and Matthew Smith are at Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) at 9:30 p.m. no cover charge.

Friday 5
The Rob Thorsen Trio with Kiefer Shackleford on piano and Fernando Gomez on drums will be performing at Dizzy’s (4275 Mission Bay Drive) at 8:00 p.m. for $15 cover ($10 students) … The Charlie Arbelaez Trio with Will Pierce on bass and TBA on drums light up the Rook Bar (7745 University Avenue) from 9:30 p.m. with midnight jam to follow, no cover charge… trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos plays with Peter Sprague and Mackenzie Leighton at the Westgate Hotel (1055 Second Avenue) at 8:00 p.m. no cover, $20 food/drink minimum.

Saturday 6
Athenaeum Jazz presents the Claudia Villela Trio with Celso Alberti and Jeff Buenz at the School for the Arts (4441 Park Boulevard) 7:30 p.m. $26 general admission, $21 members, $15 student rush … Charlie Arbelaez and Matt Hall present a Yuletide Jazz Concert with Irving Flores, Mackenzie Leighton, Fernando Gomez and Ian Harland at Dizzy’s, 8:00 p.m. $15 … Gilbert Castellanos will be at Croce’s Park West with Joshua White, Rob Thorsen, and Ryan Shaw, 7:00 p.m. $5 cover.

Sunday 7
From NYC, the Peter Evans Quartet with Mark Dresser on bass, Steve Schick and Kjell Nordeson on percussion are playing a special free concert at The Loft at 8:00 p.m… the Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio host the Sunday jam session at 98 Bottles (2400 Kettner Boulevard) from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. free, 21+ … the Steph Johnson Trio with Rob Thorsen and Fernando Gomez play at Oliver’s Hair Design (2971 Beech Street) from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. $15 at the door, includes wine and cheese.

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