The Angel City Jazz Festival is a celebration of cutting edge jazz at four venues stretching over 2 weekends.
The Angel City Jazz Festival features innovative and original jazz musicians from the West Coast and around the world. The festival presents established jazz artists as well as lesser-known emerging talent, with a focus on West Coast creative jazz, past, present and future.
This year’s artists include: guitarist Bill Frisell, saxophonist Archie Shepp, pianist Vijay Iyer, saxophonist Steve Coleman, and award winning trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire.
Venues and times:
John Anson Ford Ampitheater
October 7th 5p -10p
2580 Cahuenga Blvd.
Friday, October 5th 6p
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles 90036
Saturday, October 6 and Friday, October 12th
Walt Disney Concert Hall Complex
631 W. 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
UCLA – Royce Hall
October 13th & 14th
340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Royce Hall is located in North Campus.
About the sponsor:
The festival is produced by Angel City Arts (ACA), a music-presenting non-profit organization committed to cultivating and revitalizing jazz culture in Los Angeles. ACA presents regular live concerts by established and emerging music innovators who have achieved exceptionally high levels of musicianship and brought forward a significant contribution to the evolution of jazz and improvised music.