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:   

Sat Jan 31: Bass legend Marshall Hawkins leads a tribute to the music of Daniel Jackson in honor of Daniel Jackson Week featuring Chuck McPherson, Charles Owens, Evan Christopher, Mikan Zlatkovich, Toby Williams, Jamie Shadowlight, Bob Boss, Dorothy Annette, & special guests
8PM – $20 cover

 

Fri Feb 13:  We celebrate the 82nd Bertday of contrabass champion & mentor Bertram Turetzky with a performance by the UCSD Professor Emeritus of Music himself, with his ensemble THE GRATEFUL LIVING. Expect them to cover about 700 years of music, including a contrapuntal cornucopia, a blues for Mingus, & some tangos by Piazzolla
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students

 

Sat Feb 14: Bring your special one to dizzy’s annual Jazz Valentine tribute to “Pops & Ella” –  Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald – featuring vocalist Leonard Patton with Teagan Taylor vocals/trumpet, Ed Kornhauser piano, Justin Grinnell bass, & Duncan Moore drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sun Feb 15: CD Release event for Intents & Purposes from NYC jazz guitarist Rez Abbasi & his acoustic quartet – captivating acoustic renditions of electrically charged jazz-rock classics from Weather Report, Return To Forever, Herbie Hancock, Mahavishnu and more! – featuring Bill Ware vibes, Stephan Crump bass, & Eric McPherson drums
8PM – $20 cover ($15 students)

 

Sat Feb 21: Longtime member of both the Jeff Hamilton Trio & John Pizzarelli Quartet, swingin’  NYC pianist Larry Fuller with Katie Thiroux bass & Matt Witek drums
8PM – $20 cover

 

Fri Feb 27: In honor of Beatle/songwriter George Harrison’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)

 

Sat Feb 28: Salsa & Latín Jazz from Charlie Chavez y su Afrotruko
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sun Mar 1: Brasil Jazz Festa -The annual celebration of Brazilian Jazz & culture returns to diZzy’s with 2 sets of music featuring 10 musicians: Peter Sprague guitar, Leonard Patton voice, Mackenzie Leighton bass, Duncan Moore drums, Danny Green piano, Tripp Sprague sax/flute, Justin Grinnell bass, Julien Cantelm drums, Claudia Lyra percussion, & Allison Adams Tucker voice
7PM – $20 cover      you can purchase tickets for THIS SHOW ONLY  here

 

Fri Mar 6: Andrew Durkin‘s original & maniacal 13 piece jazz ensemble, the Industrial Jazz Group performs in a double bill with the Mesa College Jazz Band under the direction of James Romeo
7:30PM – $20 cover

 

Sat Mar 7: Creative jazz bassist Rob Thorsen mines his original compositions with pianist Kiefer Shackleford & drummer Fernando Gomez
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat Mar 14: An engaging evening of music from Spain & Eastern Europe performed by two gifted guitarists Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Thur Mar 19: New World jazz from Therianthrope featuring guitarist Dusty Brough, percussionist Miles Shrewsbery, & violinist Fabrice Martinez (from Fishtank Ensemble)
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Mar 20: Houston-based jazz pianist Pamela York with Christopher Hollyday alto saxophone, Rob Thorsen bass, & Richard Sellers drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Mar 27: Flugelhorn master Dmitri Matheny &  his quartet featuring Jason Shattil piano, Justin Grinnell bass, & Duncan Moore drums
8PM – $20 cover ($15 students)

 

Sat Mar 28: Latin Grammy winner, songwriter/guitar bender Diego García (aka El Twanguero) returns with his trio & unique blend of Latino-twang & American roots music
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat April 18: New original compositions from pianist Joshua White + Quintet featuring Mark Dresser bass, Kjell Nordson percussion, Ellen Weller woodwinds, & Stephanie Richards trumpet  8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat April 25: Celebrating their 15th year, Los Angeles’ CJS Quintet brings to dizzy’s their signature brand of hard-driving bebop leavened with soulful blues
8PM – $15 cover

 

Thur May 7: The San Diego Mesa College Concert Jazz Band & World Music Ensemble directed by James Romeo & N. Scott Robinson
7:30PM – $15 cover

 

Fri May 8: The Fishtank Ensemble featuring violin virtuoso Fabrice Martinez, Douglas Smolen guitar, slap bassist Djordje Stjiepovic, & Ursula Knudson voice, violin & bowed saw
8PM – $20 cover

 

Sat May 9: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Choir San Diego presents “For the Love of Music” – an All ‘Bout The Blues & More preview directed by Arnessa Rickett & Ken Anderson
7:30pm $15 cover

 

Fri May 22: The Joshua White Trio celebrate the music of Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington ~ featuring Dean Hulett bass, Ryan Shaw drums, & Joshua White piano/arrangements
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat May 23:  An inventive musical presentation by percussionist Nathan Hubbard‘s band called A Thousand Butterflies. Music inspired by the poems of Spanish poet Federico García Lorca featuring Claudia Gomez tap/percussion, Jesse Audelo flute/clarinet, Caitlin Crow cello, Kris Apple violin, & more  
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sun May 24: An offer you can’t refuse: diZzy’s celebrates the 82nd birthday of the godfather of San Diego jazz – saxophonist Joe Marillo – with a performance by the man himself
8PM – $15 cover