Angel City Jazz Festival

Angel City Jazz Festival LA's most prestigiously progressive music event The Angel City Jazz Festival, now in its 12th year, was founded by Cryptogramophone's head Jeff Gauthier and long time promoter/club owner Rocco Somazzi in 2008 and has been presenting some of the most exciting jazz musicians working today, including Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Tigran Hamasyan, Ravi Coltrane, Greg Osby, Dave Holland, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Bennie Maupin, Arthur Blythe, Don Byron, Elliott Sharp, Satoko Fujii, Larry Goldings, Theo Bleckmann, Wayne Horvitz, Kneebody, Nels Cline, Tim Berne, Henry Grimes, Lukas Ligeti, Larry Karush, Allison Miller, Myra Melford, Mark Dresser and many more.
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We're thrilled to introduce our 2021 poster based on artwork by Dean Westerfield. Line-up announcement and more info com...
07/20/2021

We're thrilled to introduce our 2021 poster based on artwork by Dean Westerfield. Line-up announcement and more info coming soon!!
#lamusic #lamusicscene #jazzfestival #livemusicisback #NewMusic

We're thrilled to introduce our 2021 poster based on artwork by Dean Westerfield. Line-up announcement and more info coming soon!!
#lamusic #lamusicscene #jazzfestival #livemusicisback #NewMusic

L.A.! The Ford is back and I am so excited to announce that the Billy Childs' Jazz-Chamber Ensemble will be performing t...
06/15/2021
Billy Childs Jazz Chamber Ensemble, featuring special guest Dianne Reeves | The Ford

L.A.! The Ford is back and I am so excited to announce that the Billy Childs' Jazz-Chamber Ensemble will be performing there for the 2021 Angel City Jazz Fest on October 14 with special guest Dianne Reeves. See you there!
Tickets are on sale now: http://bit.ly/bcjceford21
Full festival schedule will be announced by next month.
#livejazz #losangelesmusic #liveconcert

Billy Childs doesn’t see distinctions between genres. Jazz, classical, pop—it’s all music to him. The pianist got his start playing with Freddie Hubbard and soon became a go-to sideman for artists like Joe Henderson and Wynton Marsalis, but he shines as a bandleader and composer, winning five ...

Super stocked to present the amazing Billy Childs at the Ford this fall. Stay tuned for more details. Full festival sche...
05/26/2021

Super stocked to present the amazing Billy Childs at the Ford this fall. Stay tuned for more details.
Full festival schedule will be announced next month

Get ready for a summer in the great outdoors! We’re thrilled to announce the 2021 season at The Ford. 🎉 We can’t wait to see you! Tickets go on sale June 15. ✨

Learn More: bit.ly/Ford21Season

2020 has been a challenging year for most people but especially for musicians and music presenting organizations. We're ...
12/30/2020
Angel City Jazz Festival - Angel City Jazz

2020 has been a challenging year for most people but especially for musicians and music presenting organizations. We're confident that the LA and global live music scenes will rebound with incredible energy and creativity in 2021 and we're looking forward to do our part.

Meanwhile we'd like to thank all the musicians that participated in our 2020 virtual festival, the supporters who made it possible and all the enthusiastic viewers who enjoyed the videos!

For a limited time, we're making all the videos available for rent or purchase through our Vimeo VOD platform. Please support our organization by watching some amazing concert videos!
https://vimeo.com/angelcityjazz
https://angelcityjazz.com/angel-city-jazz-fest/

Vardan Ovsepian, Anthony Fung, Bennie Maupin, Adam Rudolph Music Jesse Sharps, Areni Agbabian Khodavirdi, Paul Cornish, Steve Lehman, Gerald Clayton, Josef Leimberg, Tina Raymond, Hitomi Oba, Gene Coye, Christian Euman
#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video

The Angel City Jazz Festival consistently features the most innovative and original musicians working today, balancing established artists with emerging talent, and focusing on west coast creative jazz, past, present and future.

11/01/2020

Christian Euman’s 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/christian-euman/

Personnel
Christian Euman – drums
Ido Meshulam – trombone/bass trumpet
Josh Nelson – piano
Paul Cornish – Wurlitzer
Dave Robaire – bass

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ChristianEuman #IdoMeshulam #JoshNelson #PaulCornish #DaveRobaire #drums #trombone #basstrumpet #piano #wurlitzer #bass FUSICOLOGY Overworld.Studio Los Angeles Jazz Society

11/01/2020

Gene Coye’s Jazz Gene 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/gene-coye/

Personnel
Gene Coye – drums
Frank Abraham – bass
Adam Hersh – piano

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #GeneCoye #FrankAbraham #AdamHersh #ambisonic #drums #bass #piano FUSICOLOGY Overworld.Studio

11/01/2020
Watch 2020 Angel City Jazz Festival presented in 360° videos Online | Vimeo On Demand

Last day to stream this year's festival concerts!
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/angelcityjazz

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #TinaRaymond #DaveTranchina #AndrewConrad #drums #bass #reeds FUSICOLOGY

The Angel City Jazz Festival consistently features the most innovative and original musicians working today, balancing established artists with emerging talent,…

10/31/2020

The Hitomi Oba Quartet’s 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/hitomi-oba-quartet/

Personnel
Hitomi Oba – sax
Sam Gendel – sax
Justin Brown – drums
Jake K. Leckie – bass

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #HitomiOba #SamGendel #JustinBrown #JakeLeckie #sax #drums #bass Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY

10/31/2020

The Tina Raymond Quartet's 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/tina-rayomd-trio/

Personnel
Tina Raymond – drums
Dave Tranchina – bass
Andrew Conrad – reeds
Beth Schenck – alto sax

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #TinaRaymond #DaveTranchina #AndrewConrad #drums #bass #reeds Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY

10/30/2020

Steve Lehman & Gerald Clayton's 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/gerald-clayton-steve-lehman-duo/

Personnel
Gerald Clayton – piano
Steve Lehman – alto sax

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangeles #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #SteveLehman #GeraldClayton #altosax #piano Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY

Josef Leimberg & the Astral Archestra's 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VO...
10/30/2020

Josef Leimberg & the Astral Archestra's 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/josef-leimberg/

Personnel
Josef Leimberg – Trumpet, Percussions
Tracy Wannome – Tenor Saxophone , Bass Clarinet , Flute
Anand Bennett – Guitar , Contra-mandolin
Matthew Little – Musical Director – Keys
Bubby Lewis – Bass
Carlos Nino – Percussions
Will Logan – Drums

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #JosefLeimberg #TracyWannome #AnandBennett #MatthewLittle #BubbyLewis #CarlosNino #WillLogan #Trumpet #Percussions #TenorSaxophone #BassClarinet #Flute #Guitar #Contramandolin #Keys #Bass #Drums Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY

10/29/2020

Paul Cornish's 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/paul-cornish/

Personnel
Paul Cornish – piano
Aidan Lombard – trumpet
Jon Hatamiya – trombone
Logan Kane – bass
Christian Euman – drums
Devin Daniels – alto saxophone

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangeles #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #PaulCornish #piano #AidanLombard #trumpet
#JonHatamiya #trombone #LoganKane #bass #ChristianEuman #drums #DevinDaniels #altosaxophone #lajazzsociety Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY Los Angeles Jazz Society

10/29/2020

Areni Agbabian’s 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/areni-abgbabian/

Personnel
Areni Agbabian – voice and piano
Gagik Khodavirdi – electric guitar
Arman Jalalyan – drumset
Eric Sittner – bass

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangeles #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #AreniAgbabian #GagikKhodavirdi #ArmanJalalyan #EricSittner #voice #piano #electricguitar #drumset #bass Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY

10/28/2020

Jesse Sharps and The Gathering’s 360 degree virtual reality performance will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Tickets also include streaming access to the documentary The Gathering -Roots & Branches of Los Angeles Jazz.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/jesse-sharps/

Personnel
Jesse Sharps – Woodwinds
Randal Fisher – Tenor Saxophone
Nyofu Tyson – Turkish Saz, vocals
Mark Tyson – Guitar, vocals
Peter Jacobson – Cello
Evren Edler – bass
Johnny Sandoval – percussion, vocals
Kalum Harrison – drums

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#TenorSaxophone #TurkishSaz #Guitar #Cello #bass #percussion #drums Overworld.Studio FUSICOLOGY

10/27/2020
The Ford

Tune in this Thursday at 6:30pm to hear some cool archival footage of our festival from various Ford Concerts

From its founding in 2008, the Angel City Jazz Festival has grown into an essential multi-day celebration of cutting-edge jazz, featuring established and emerging music innovators committed to the evolution of jazz and improvised music. Tune in to From The Ford to see exclusive performances by the wildly inventive Kneebody, acclaimed Cuban saxophonist Yosvany Terry and his Quintet, and a very special Thelonious Monk–based improv by Steve Lehman, Mark de Clive-Lowe, DJ Logic, and Deantoni Parks. Happening Thursday, October 29, at 6:30pm PT. #FromTheFord

10/27/2020

Our exclusive Yusef Lateef 360 degree virtual reality special tribute performance featuring Adam Rudolph and Bennie Maupin video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Don’t miss out!
https://angelcityjazz.com/event/yusef-lateef-tribute/

Personnel
@Adam Rudolph – percussions & electronics
@Bennie Maupin – woodwinds

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangeles #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #AdamRudolph #percussion
#electronics #BennieMaupin #woodwind #woodwinds #YusefLateef #tribute #spontaneouscomposition @overworld.xr @fusicology

Christian Euman’s performance is now available!https://angelcityjazz.com/event/christian-euman/This exclusive festival 3...
10/25/2020
Christian Euman - Angel City Jazz

Christian Euman’s performance is now available!

https://angelcityjazz.com/event/christian-euman/

This exclusive festival 360° video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

This performance is a new piece commissioned by the Los Angeles Jazz Society‘s New Note program.

Personnel
Christian Euman – drums
Ido Meshulam – trombone/bass trumpet
Josh Nelson – piano
Paul Cornish – Wurlitzer
Dave Robaire – bass

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ChristianEuman #IdoMeshulam #JoshNelson #PaulCornish #DaveRobaire #drums #trombone #basstrumpet #piano #wurlitzer #bass FUSICOLOGY Overworld.XR

Video Release Date: October 25

Gene Coye’s Jazz Gene is now available!https://angelcityjazz.com/event/gene-coye/This exclusive festival 360° video will...
10/24/2020
Gene Coye's Jazz Gene - Angel City Jazz

Gene Coye’s Jazz Gene is now available!

https://angelcityjazz.com/event/gene-coye/

This exclusive festival 360° video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Personnel
Gene Coye – drums
Frank Abraham – bass
Adam Hersh – piano

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #GeneCoye #FrankAbraham #AdamHersh #ambisonic #drums #bass #piano FUSICOLOGY Overworld.XR

Video Release Date: October 24

The Hitomi Oba Quartet’s performance is now available!https://angelcityjazz.com/event/hitomi-oba-quartet/This exclusive ...
10/23/2020
Hitomi Oba Quartet - Angel City Jazz

The Hitomi Oba Quartet’s performance is now available!

https://angelcityjazz.com/event/hitomi-oba-quartet/

This exclusive festival 360° video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

Personnel
Hitomi Oba – sax
Sam Gendel – sax
Justin Brown – drums
Jake Leckie Music – bass

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #HitomiOba #SamGendel #JustinBrown #JakeLeckie #sax #drums #bass Overworld.XR FUSICOLOGY

Video Release Date: October 23

Christian Euman’s performance will be released in three days! (October 25, 2020) https://angelcityjazz.com/event/christi...
10/22/2020
Christian Euman - Angel City Jazz

Christian Euman’s performance will be released in three days! (October 25, 2020)

https://angelcityjazz.com/event/christian-euman/

This will be a première of a new piece commissioned by the Los Angeles Jazz Society‘s New Note program.

Personnel
Christian Euman – drums
Ido Meshulam – trombone/bass trumpet
Josh Nelson – piano
Paul Cornish – Wurlitzer
Dave Robaire – bass

This exclusive festival 360° video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ChristianEuman #IdoMeshulam #JoshNelson #PaulCornish #DaveRobaire #drums #trombone #basstrumpet #piano #wurlitzer #bass FUSICOLOGY Overworld.XR

Video Release Date: October 25

Gene Coye’s Jazz Gene will be released in three days! (October 24, 2020)https://angelcityjazz.com/event/gene-coye/Person...
10/21/2020
Gene Coye's Jazz Gene - Angel City Jazz

Gene Coye’s Jazz Gene will be released in three days! (October 24, 2020)

https://angelcityjazz.com/event/gene-coye/

Personnel
Gene Coye – drums
Frank Abraham – bass
Adam Hersh – piano

This exclusive festival 360° video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #GeneCoye #FrankAbraham #AdamHersh #ambisonic #drums #bass #piano FUSICOLOGY Overworld.XR

Video Release Date: October 24

The Hitomi Oba Quartet’s performance will be released in three days! (October 23, 2020)https://angelcityjazz.com/event/h...
10/20/2020
Hitomi Oba Quartet - Angel City Jazz

The Hitomi Oba Quartet’s performance will be released in three days! (October 23, 2020)

https://angelcityjazz.com/event/hitomi-oba-quartet/

Personnel
Hitomi Oba – sax
Sam Gendel – sax
Justin Brown – drums
Jake Leckie Music – bass

This exclusive festival 360° video will be available to rent on our Vimeo VOD platform individually or as part of the festival series until November 2nd 2020.

#angelcityjazzfest #angelcityjazzfestival #losangelesmusic #lamusicscene #improvisedmusic #jazz #jazzmusic #livejazz #virtualjazz #virtualmusic #virtualconcert #virtualperformance #360video #ambisonic #HitomiOba #SamGendel #JustinBrown #JakeLeckie #sax #drums #bass Overworld.XR FUSICOLOGY

Video Release Date: October 23

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