Picks of the Week: May 31 – June 5

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – May 31. (Tues.)  Bruce Cockburn and Jenny Scheinman.  Versatile guitarist/composer Cockburn performs selections from his latest album, Small Source of Comfort, with the aid of eclectic violinist Scheinman.  The El Rey. http://www.theelrey.com (323) 936-6400. – May 31. (Tues.)  Wayne Bergeron Big Band.  One of the jazz world’s finest, most… Read More Picks of the Week: May 31 – June 5

LIVE JAZZ: The Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert at Warner Park featuring Oleta Adams, the Sal Marquez Quintet, Tizer and the Calabasas High School Jazz Band A

by Devon Wendell The 32nd annual Playboy Jazz festival ended this year’s free community concert series at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills on Sunday 6th with a ceremony of soul, gospel, post-bop, and pop jazz hosted by KJAZZ’s LeRoy Downs. Kicking off the show, the 25 piece Calabasas High School Jazz Band A under the watchful… Read More LIVE JAZZ: The Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert at Warner Park featuring Oleta Adams, the Sal Marquez Quintet, Tizer and the Calabasas High School Jazz Band A