Angel City Jazz Festival 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013 - Sunday, October 13, 2013

Sixth Annual Angel City Jazz Festival, themed – Metamorphosis

Angel City Arts and the Jazz Bakery in association with Icons Among Us®: jazz in the present tense, present the sixth annual Angel City Jazz Festival October 4 - 13.

The theme for this year’s festival is “Metamorphosis: Artists on the Cutting Edge of Change.” 

Performances at:
Center for the Art of Performance – UCLA (Royce Hall),
LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art),
The Colburn School’s Zipper Hall,
and the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre.

There will be six concerts and three film screenings, with selected filmmaker/artist Q&As, during the first two weekends in October featuring live performances by: The Robert Glasper Experiment, Dave Holland Prism, the Greg Osby Group with special guest Anat Cohen, John Scofield’s Überjam Band, Kneebody, Nicole Mitchell’s Sun Dial Ensemble, the Dafnis Prieto Sextet, Yosvany Terry Quintet, the Claudia Quintet, the trio of Jim Black, Tim Lefebvre & Chris Speed, the Richard Sears Quartet with special guest Albert “Tootie” Heath, and the winners of the 2013 Angel City Arts Young Artists Competition.

Event Info

Friday October 4th:
LA County Museum of Art - 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles 90036 - 323-857-6000
6:00 PM – Winners of the Angel City Jazz Young Artist Competition
7:00 PM – Nicole Mitchell Sun Dial Ensemble

Saturday October 5th  (in association with CAP UCLA)
UCLA – Royce Hall 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 – 800-842-9750
8:00 PM – Dave Holland Prism (featuring Kevin Eubanks and Craig Taborn) and John Scofield’s Überjam Band

Sunday October 6th:
John Anson Ford Amphitheater - 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 90068 - 323-461-3673
5:00 PM – Richard Sears Group featuring Albert Tootie Heath
6:15 PM – Kneebody
7:30 PM – Yosvany Terry Quintet
8:45 PM – Greg Osby group with special guest Anat Cohen

Film Screenings (inside) at the Ford:
Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense
4:00 PM Episode 1 – A Quiet Revolution (filmmaker and featured artist Q&A)
5:45 PM Episode 2 – 12 Notes in Real Time (filmmaker and featured artist Q&A)

Friday October 11th
REDCAT 631 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 – 213-237-2800
8:00 PM Jim Black, Tim Lefebvre & Chris Speed
9:30 PM The Claudia Quintet

Saturday October 12th  (presented by the Jazz Bakery)
Zipper Auditorium 200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 - 310 795-4280
7:30 PM The Robert Glasper Experiment
8:45 PM Icons Among Us: Episode 3 – In the Spirit of Family
10:00 PM The Robert Glapser Experiment

Sunday October 13th  (presented by the Jazz Bakery)
REDCAT 631 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 - 213 237-2800
7:30 PM Dafnis Prieto Sextet

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.