dizzy’s events are held in the San Diego Jet Ski showroom at
4275 Mission Bay Drive at Rosewood Street, Pacific Beach 92109.
Easy access from I-5, lots of FREE parking right in front - coffee, cookies, soft drinks, snacks

all ages welcome.

 

These dizzy’s web calendar listings are always up-to-the-minute correct.

 

THE NEXT DIZZY’S EVENT WILL BE:    

Thur Sept 18: Carole King’s daughter, Grammy-nominated producer & singer-songwriter Louise Goffin presents music from her sixth album, Songs From the Mine – with an opening set by Jon Kanis
7:30PM – $20 cover

 

Sat Sept 20: Jazz piano master Mikan Zlatkovich & his trio – Katie Thiroux bass & Matt Witek drums – feature vocalists Sasha Boutros & Rosemary Watson
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sun Sept 21: Jazz with a Celtic tinge from creative violinist Chris Vitas – with Fred Benedetti guitar, Jeff Pekarek electric bass, & Duncan Moore drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Thur Sept 25: Hungarian flugelhorn master Kornél Fekete-Kovács presents his Modern Art Orchestra – a 19 piece big band from Hungary – in a special performance featuring guests Mike Garson piano & Lori Bell flute
8PM – $20 cover

 

Fri Oct 3:  Genre-defying cello virtuoso Jacob Szekely presents his new album with his trio – an electric groove based ensemble that bridges the gap between jazz, funk, rock & classical – featuring Josh Nelson keyboards & Christopher Allis drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat Oct 4: Saxophonist M’tafiti Imara & his quartet featuring Russell Bizzett drums, Rob Thorsen bass, & Joshua White piano
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Oct 10: Official CD release show for The Way On Up  – the debut album by The Applebrown Jazz Ensemble featuring Gabriel Sundy baritone saxophone,  Jesse Audelo tenor saxophone, Andy Geib trombone, Nathan Jarrell guitar, Harley Magsino bass, & Dave Pschaida drums
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat Oct 11:  In honor of  Beatle/songwriter John Lennon’s Birthday – a special performance by The Benedetti Trio featuring guitar virtuoso Fred Benedetti & his vocalist daughters Regina & Julia, plus multi-instrumentalist/bassist Jeff Pekarek
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Fri Oct 17: Composer/pianist Reka Parker with Derek Cannon trumpet/flugelhorn, Jim Weiss saxophones, Mackenzie Leighton acoustic/electric bass, & Fernando Gomez drums
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat Oct 18: The 13 piece JazzKatz Project performs for listening & dancing, with sultry vocalist Whitney Shay
8PM – $15 cover

 

Thur Oct 23: Juno nominated singer/songwriter/pianist Joanna Borromeo & her trio
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Oct 24:  San Diego’s Prince of Latin Jazz - Tycoon percussion artist Charlie Chavez & his quintet
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat Oct 25:  An ALL STAR quartet featuring talented LA tenor saxophonist Charles Owens with Marshall Hawkins bass, Kamau Kenyatta piano, & Brett Sanders drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Wed Oct 29:  Spain’s foremost purveyor of jazz-flamenco, renown pianist Abdón Alcaraz makes a rare SoCal appearance with his quartet featuring flamenco singer  Verónica Sobrinos-Cantaora
8PM – $20 cover

 

Thur Oct 30: Dazzling Gypsy swing jazz from the Rhythm Future Quartet featuring Jason Anick violin, Olli Soikkeli guitar, Vinny Raniolo guitar, & Greg Loughman bass
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat Nov 1: A rare performance from super group Road Work Ahead featuring Bill Mays piano, Peter Sprague guitar, Bob Magnusson bass, & Jim Plank drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Thur Nov 6: Jazz pianist/composer J. Lee performs music from South America with her quartet featuring Bob Boss guitar, N.Scott Robinson percussion, & more
7PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Fri Nov 7: An engaging evening of music from Spain and Eastern Europe performed by two gifted guitarists Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat Nov 8:  On the day after Joni Mitchell’s 71st birthday, Robin Adler & Mutts Of The Planet present “Mingus” – the extraordinary 1979 collaboration between Joni Mitchell & Charles Mingus. It was to be Mingus’ farewell project before his passing, & it created much controversy among Mitchell’s fans who were unprepared for her full embrace of the jazz artform. It began her long association with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, & Peter Erskine & cemented her status as an uncompromising artist forever. San Diego’s top jazz musicians, Joshua White, Tripp Sprague, Rob Thorsen, & Duncan Moore will join Robin Adler & Dave Blackburn for this special concert
8PM – $20 cover
you can purchase your tickets in advance for this show only HERE

 

Fri Nov 14: Jazz pianist / composer Joshua White presents new work with a quartet featuring Dan Schnelle drums, Dave Robaire bass, & special guest Gavin Templeton alto sax / bass clarinet
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat Nov 15:  Dorothy Annette presents a “Celebration of Daniel Jackson‘s life & music”
8PM – $20 cover

 

Tue Nov 18: Finding Home - a special concert from scintillating Denmark-based bassist/vocalist Kristin Korb & her trio
8PM – $20 cover

 

Fri Nov 21: Saxophonist M’tafiti Imara & his quintet featuring Russell Bizzett drums, Rebecca Jade vocals, Rob Thorsen bass, & Joshua White piano
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat Nov 29: Tenor saxophonist Gerard Nolan & his Quartet
8PM – $15 cover

 

Thur Dec 4: The annual Jingle Bell Jazz presentation from the Mesa College Jazz Ensemble under the direction of James Romeo – with special guests the Mesa College World Music Ensemble directed by N.Scott Robinson
7:30PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Dec 5: Jazz magic from bassist Rob Thorsen with pianist Kiefer Shackleford & drummer Fernando Gomez
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat  Dec 6:  Something special from creative saxophonist Charlie Arbelaez
8PM