Picks of the Week: August 4 – 10 in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, New York City, London, Berlin, Stockholm, Moscow and Tokyo

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Aug. 5. (Tues.) John Pisano’s Guitar Night. The official release party for Pat Kelley‘s new CD, Overtones 4 Two Guitars. With Pisano, Kelley, Kendall Kay, drums, and John Belzaguy, bass. Viva Cantina. (818) 845-2425. – Aug. 5 & 6. (Tues. & Wed.) The Gypsy Allstars. If you like the… Read More Picks of the Week: August 4 – 10 in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, New York City, London, Berlin, Stockholm, Moscow and Tokyo

Live Jazz: Playboy Jazz Free Concert — Diane Schuur, Ed Shaughnessy and Susie Hansen

By Devon Wendell On Sunday afternoon and evening, the 2009 Playboy Jazz Festival held its third community concert, free to the public, at Warner Central Park in Woodland Hills. And the festivities began early with a short, but diverse set from the talented young jazz players of the El Camino High School Jazz Band. Among… Read More Live Jazz: Playboy Jazz Free Concert — Diane Schuur, Ed Shaughnessy and Susie Hansen