Picks of the Week: Sept. 20 – 25

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Sept. 20. (Tues. ) Return To Forever IV.  The latest installment of Chick Corea’s enormously influential, new jazz perspective brings even more creative illumination via the presence of violinist Jean-Luc Ponty and guitarist Frank Gambale. The Greek Theatre.   (323) 665-5857. – Sept. 20. (Tues.)  Robert Davi Sings Sinatra.  He… Read More Picks of the Week: Sept. 20 – 25

Live Jazz: David Sanborn and Joey DeFrancesco at Catalina Bar & Grill

By Tony Gieske It was always a pleasure to hear a few superblue bars from David Sanborn when he played a cue on Saturday Night Live. So you’d think an evening with the alto saxophonist and the equally blues-ept B3 man, Joey DeFrancesco, would be a long, lovable look into the hypnotic blue flame. Well,… Read More Live Jazz: David Sanborn and Joey DeFrancesco at Catalina Bar & Grill