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Past Dates

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Bobby Matos Afro-Latin Ensemble - 5-7pm
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323 857-6000
Price: Free

Takes place in the small outdoor amphitheater off of 6th St. 

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Idyllwild Jazz Festival
Henry Franklin Quartet - 4:30-6pm
Idyllwild
CA
Price: Part of festival admission cost

The Henry Franklin Quartet with Azar Lawrence (saxophones), Theo Saunders (piano) and Yayo Morales (drums)

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Keystone Korner 45th anniversary celebration - 7pm-midnight
23 Pier
San Francisco, CA 94111

A celebration of the Keystone Korner jazz club featuring Azar Lawrence, Gary Bartz, Charles McPherson, Ray Drummond, Theo Saunders and many others.

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

The Keystone Korner 45th anniversary celebration - 2pm - !st set, 4pm - 2nd set, doors open at 12:30pm
311 Mirada Rd
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
650.726.4143

with Azar Lawrence, Gary Bartz, Chares McPherson, Theo Saunders, Juini Booth, Roy McCurdy, Akira Tana and many others....

Friday, July 7th, 2017

The Keystone Korner 45th anniversary celebration
320-2 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831)427-2227

with Azar Lawrence, Gary Bartz, Charles McPherson, Theo Saunders, Juini Booth, Roy McCurdy, Akira Tana and many others....

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Zebulon Cafe
Juini Booth Quartet - A tribute to McCoy Tyner - 8pm
2478 Fletcher Ave
Los Angeles 90039
Price: $12

Thiis Quartet consists of the leader on Bass, Azar Lawrence on Saxophones, Roy McCurdy on drums, and Theo Saunders on keyboard.

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Geneva Presbyterian Church
Jazz Vespers with the Norm Freeman Quartet - 5-6pm
Laguna Woods, CA
Price: Free

Norm Freeman on vibraphone, Theo Saunders on piano, Putter Smith on bass, and Kendall Kay on drums.....

Friday, June 30th, 2017

The Grand Annex
The Al Williams Trio w/ special guest Barbara Morrison - 8pm
434 W. 6th st.
San Pedro, CA 90731
Price: $20

The great vocalist Barbara Morrison accompanied by Theo Saunders at the piano, Henry Franklin on bass, and Al Williams on drums.

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The Henry Franklin Quartet with special guest Rick Zuniga - 7-9pm
4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92501
Price: Free

Rick Zunigar on guitar, Theo Saunders on piano, Henry Franklin on bass, and Ramon Banda on drums,,,

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The World Stage
The George Bohanon Quartet - 9pm-Midnight
4321 Degnan Blvd
Los Angeles 90008
323 293-2451
Price: $20

Trombonist George Bohanon with Theo Saunders on piano, Jeff Littleton on bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums.

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Dakar-Goree Jazz Festival
Azar Lawrence Quintet
Dakar
Senegal

The Azar Lawrence Quintet is playing on 2/24 and 2/25 at the Jazz Festival. Then, on 2/26 we are playing at the Moroccan Restaurant in Dakar.

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

The Seabird Jazz lounge
The Azar Lawrence Quartet ( with special guests ) - 9pm - 1am
730 E Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
562 432-5248
Price: $15

Our Friend and Colleague, Alphonse Mouzon "stepped out of time" last week and we are honoring him with this memorial concert.

Azar Lawrence, Theo Saunders, Henry Franklin, Marvin "Smitty" Smith....and special guests.

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Pete Carlson's Golf and Tennis Shop
Jassemblage - 7-9pm
73741 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760 568-3263
Price: $25

JASSEMBLAGE WITH LOUIS VAN TAYLOR - ALTO SAX, SOPRANO SAX, FLUTE, CHUCK MANNING - TENOR SAX, PHIL RANELIN - TROMBONE, HENRY FRANKLIN - BASS, KENDALL KAY - DRUMS, AND THEO AT THE PIANO.

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

The Seabird Jazz Lounge
Azar Lawrence Quintet - 9pm - 1am
Broadway
Long Beach, CA
Price: $15

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Mayme Clayton Library
Theo Saunders and Jassemblage - 2pm - !st set, 4pm - 2nd set, doors open at 12:30pm
4130 Overland Ave
Culver City, CA 90230
Price: $20 for both sets

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

St. Francis Episcopal Church
The Steve Kinigstein Quartet/Jazz Vespers - 4-5pm
Palos Verdes, CA
Price: Free!

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Geneva Presbyterian Church
The Norm Freeman Quartet/Jazz Vespers - 4-5pm
Laguna Woods, CA
Price: Free!

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Seabird Jazz Lounge
The Azar Lawrence Quintet - 9pm-1am
Long Beach, CA
Price: $15

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Jazz at Drew ( appearing with vocalist Dwight Trible - 2pm
1731 E. 120th St.
Los Angeles 90059
323 357-3669
Price: see online for ticket prices