The Jazz Bakery Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Season with Nine Shows

Two decades of fantastic concerts!

This year, The Jazz Bakery celebrates 20 years of presenting great music as a non-profit organization. They will be producing many special events throughout the year, but are kicking things off in the first quarter with nine top notch shows showing the breadth of the current jazz scene and continuing their mission to cultivate a new generation of jazz fans who will appreciate, preserve and grow a unique American legacy.

Conceived and founded in 1992 by jazz vocalist/educator Ruth Price, The Jazz Bakery has achieved international acclaim through her uncompromising vision. As artistic director, Price’s vision includes an audience-friendly performance space with theater seating unspoiled by noisy nightclub intrusions. It’s a place where the sound is the highest fidelity, the lighting is beautiful, the piano is well-maintained, and every seat is the best in the house. This vision serves as a template for the new Jazz Bakery which will include a 250-seat theater as well as an intimate “black box” performance space, all housed in a remarkable new Frank Gehry-designed building scheduled to be completed in 2015, and destined to become a Southern California cultural landmark.


In the meantime The Jazz Bakery presents a “Movable Feast” of shows at high quality venues across Los Angeles County.


The upcoming shows are:
Freddy Cole Quartet

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – 8:00pm

Kirk Douglas Theatre


3 Brave Souls: Darryl Jones, Ndugu Chancler, John Beasley

Friday, February 8, 2013 – 8:00pm

Kirk Douglas Theatre


A Gershwin Valentine from Sue Raney – Michael Dees – Kurt Reichenbach – Pinky Winters

Thursday, February 14, 2013 – 8:00pm

Kirk Douglas Theatre


Turtle Island Quartet with Tierney Sutton

Friday, February 15, 2013 – 8:00pm

Herbert Zipper Concert Hall-The Colburn School


Dori Caymmi Quintet, “Poesia Musicada” CD release

Saturday, February 16, 2013 – 8:00pm

Kirk Douglas Theatre


Kurt Rosenwinkel Quartet

Friday, February 22, 2013 – 8:00pm

Kirk Douglas Theatre


Kenny Garrett Quintet

Sunday, February 24, 2013 – 8:00pm

Kirk Douglas Theatre


Chris Potter Quartet

Thursday, February 28, 2013 – 8:00pm

Musicians Institute Concert Center


Patricia Barber Quartet

Saturday, March 2, 2013 – 8:00pm

Musicians Institute Concert Center



The Kirk Douglas Theater

9820 Washington Blvd,

Culver City, California  90232.


The Herbert Zipper Concert Hall

200 South Grand Ave,

Los Angeles, California 90012.


The Musician’s Institute Concert Center

1655 N. McCadden Place,

Hollywood, California 90028.


***Ticket prices for the events vary***

Purchase tickets online here.



Pauline Adamek

Pauline Adamek is a Los Angeles-based arts enthusiast with twenty-five years' experience covering International Film Festivals and reviewing new Theatre, Film and Restaurants.


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