Special EFX All-Stars Ft. Chieli Minucci, Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Joel Rosenblatt, & Dave Livolsi

Special EFX All-Stars Ft. Chieli Minucci, Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Joel Rosenblatt, & Dave Livolsi

Fri, Mar 08

Special EFX featuring Chieli Minucci, with Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Dave Livolsi & Joel Rosenblatt Guitarist, composer, producer, and arranger Chieli Minucci is longtime leader of the Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion group SPECIAL EFX featuring Chieli Minucci, a major force on the jazz and world music scene for 40 years. Chieli has just released 2 brand new projects – the solo, acoustic "Someone's Singing", as well as his 40th anniversary Special EFX CD, "Twenty Twenty 2" (both ChieliMusic). Chieli & Special EFX'sprevious release saw title track, "Deep as the Night", win Billboard Magazine's...

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One Shot Deal Plays Zappa

One Shot Deal Plays Zappa

Sat, Mar 09

Playing the music of Frank Zappa BEN THOMAS- Vocals, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Percussion, Armpit Ben Thomas is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, storyteller and performer with over 30 years of live performances. He toured the world with his Zappa compatriots as lead vocalist, trumpeter, trombonist and rhythm guitarist in Zappa Plays Zappa from 2009-2016, where he developed the towel-based underground sleeper post-show, after-shower hit : Slap Attack!  He’s currently the lead vocalist of the Danny Carey UnTrio – a band formed around the eponymous Tool drummer, and performs and records with the Neo-Soul...

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Barrelhouse Wailers

Barrelhouse Wailers

Fri, Mar 15

Swing Dancing!! The Barrelhouse Wailers are an 8-piece powerhouse collective from Ventura, California that seamlessly blend traditional style hot jazz and vintage blues with original compositions to create a sound that's as timeless as it is electrifying. With their roots deeply embedded in the rich soil of American musical traditions, this dynamic ensemble has been captivating audiences since 2013 with their high-energy performances and masterful musicianship. Driven by their passion for authenticity and innovation, The Barrelhouse Wailers deliver a sonic experience that pays homage to the classics while pushing the boundaries of...

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Paul Peress Project

Paul Peress Project

Sat, Mar 16

Paul Peress Project Feat. Jacob Scesney - sax Mitch Forman - keys Francisco Fattoruso - Bass Paul Peress - drums/compositions "A MUST SEE ARTIST AND MASTER DRUMMER" - The Los Angeles Times Paul Peress is a music producer, songwriter, bandleader, and drummer, based out of Los Angeles, California. Peress has been Music Director/Drummer for Chaka Kahn, Brenda Russell, Moby, Deniece Williams, Regina Belle, Tom Scott, Stephen Bishop, and Phil Perry, and sideman with The B-52's, Mary Wilson, and Guy Davis. He has cowritten songs with mulit-Grammy Winners: Brenda Russell, Deniece Williams, and Bill Champlin. The Paul...

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Jonathan Stout & His Campus Five Ft. Hilary Alexander

Jonathan Stout & His Campus Five Ft. Hilary Alexander

Sat, Mar 23

Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, featuring Hilary Alexander is the nation’s premier swing dance bands. Showcasing the small-group sound of the late 1930’s and early 1940’s, the Campus Five is the most danceable swing band anywhere. The 7-piece Campus Five captures the true sound of the Swing-era, with all the energy and excitement that inspired millions to dance. Influences include the Benny Goodman Sextet, Artie Shaw's Grammercy Five, Count Basie's Kansas City Six, and the Harlem-based small groups of Illinois Jacquet, Cootie Williams, Coleman Hawkins, and Hot Lips Page. Both founders (Hilary...

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Doug Webb Group Ft. Danny Carey (TOOL)

Doug Webb Group Ft. Danny Carey (TOOL)

Sat, Mar 30

Doug Webb- saxophone Danny Carey- drums Jimmy Earl- bass Jamie Kime- guitar Brian Charette- organ Quinn Johnson- keys Doug Webb was born in Chicago and moved to California at the age of 3. He is a graduate of Edison high school in Huntington Beach, CA and received a Bachelor of Music from Boston’s Berklee College of Music. He began playing the clarinet at the age of 8 and added saxophone and flute at 15. He lives in Los Angeles with his beautiful wife Alex and his son, Ryan. Over his career Webb has played and recorded with...

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Kristina Aglinz Band

Kristina Aglinz Band

Fri, Apr 05

Embark on a captivating musical journey with the Kristina Aglinz Band—an ensemble that exemplifies diversity and dynamism! � Led by the exceptionally talented Kristina Aglinz, the Aglinz band comprises an incredible fusion of musicians, including: Kristina Aglinz is a swanky jazz, funk, and R&B singer/songwriter, and her band is renowned for their innovative arrangements with original songs and the American jazz songbook. They have graced various venues and events, including Vibrato Jazz & Grill, The Baked Potato, Campus Jax, Catalina Jazz, Spaghettini, URBAN Press Winery, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, and Musicians Institute, receiving positive reviews and feedback from both...

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The Jive Aces

The Jive Aces

Fri, Apr 26

We couldn't get enough of the Jive Aces when they were in California last year, so we invited them back for another swinging good time at The Grape!! Renowned worldwide for their high-energy spectacular showmanship, their viral video “Bring Me Sunshine” and for being the first live band to reach the final rounds of “Britain’s Got Talent”, The Jive Aces have firmly established themselves the UK’s No.1 Jive & Swing band. The live show includes classics like "When You’re Smiling”, "Mack The Knife" and "Sing, Sing, Sing", plus originals such as...

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