By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Feb. 6. (Wed.) Sally Kellerman. The inimitable Ms. Kellerman is back, this time with an evening of Valentine’s Day songs in a program titled, appropriately, “Love.” Don’t miss it. Vitello’s. (818) 769-0905. – Feb. 7 – 10. (Thurs. – Sun.) Robben Ford. Guitarist Ford, who moves easily across boundaries… Read More Picks of the Week: Feb. 5 – 10
By Don Heckman Ron Carter made one of his far too rare Southland appearances Saturday night in a CAP UCLA performance at Royce Hall. His quartet starred in a long show that also included an extended set by the Robert Glasper Trio. As the most recorded bassist in jazz history, it would be hard to… Read More Live Jazz: The Ron Carter Quartet and the Robert Glasper Trio at Royce Hall.
By Don Heckman Los Angeles – April 4. (Wed.) Kyle Eastwood. Bassist Eastwood came to jazz from a highly supportive background. His father is actor/director/composer/pianist and jazz lover Clint Eastwood. And Kyle has transformed that lineage into an impressive jazz career of his own. Catalina Bar & Grill. (323) 466-2210. – April 4. (Wed.) Otmaro… Read More Picks of the Week: April 4 – 8