Trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos has two gigs at Panama 66 (1450 El Prado) beginning at 6 p.m. when he hosts the Young Lions Series this week featuring the Pizzaro Brothers outside on the patio before heading indoors to the Copley Auditorium to lead the jam session from 8:30 to 11:30. All ages, no cover.
Trumpet man Curtis Taylor performs with Rob Thorsen on bass and Bob Boss on guitar for the Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel (950 Hotel Circle North) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. No cover, validated parking… The Natural Sounds Trio with Harold Todd, Jake Najor, Christian Schinelli, and George Laks play Seven Grand (3054 University Avenue) from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. No cover… Gilbert Castellanos presents Jazz at the Westgate (1055 Second Avenue) with Joshua White and Rob Thorsen at 8 p.m. $20 food/drink minimum… Besos de Coco with Lorraine Castellanos, Evona Wascinski, and Claudia Gomez play Panama 66 from 7 to 9 p.m. No cover.
The Joshua White Trio with Dean Hulett on bass and Dan Schnelle on drums plays the new Dizzy’s (1717 Morena Boulevard) at 8 p.m. for $20 cash at the door… The San Diego Symphony (curated by Gilbert Castellanos) presents vocalist Jane Monheit with the Count Basie Orchestra at 8 p.m. (750 B Street) Tickets start at $20… The Steph Johnson Trio with Rob Thorsen and Fernando Gomez play Panama 66 from 7 to 9 p.m. No cover.
The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio with Harley Magsino and Louis Valenzuela play on the yacht The Osprey (1441 Quivera Road) from 1 to 5 p.m. $25… Steph Johnson and Rob Thorsen play in duo at the Turf Supper Club (1116 25th Street) from 8 to 11 p.m. No cover.