dizzy’s events are held in the 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:    

Fri Aug 1: LA jazz guitarist/composer Andy Waddell with tenor saxophonist Tom CatanzaroMahesh Balasooria piano, Roger Shew bass, & Dan Schnelle drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Aug 8:   20 of the region’s premier jazz musicians join forces in a cross-cultural orchestra that rocks everything from the mambo to the cha cha & merengue – the Bi-National Mambo Orchestra returns, under the direction of Latin trumpet honcho Bill Caballero
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat Aug 9: In honor of Ecuadorian Independence Day, a special presentation by Kawsak – a South American instrumental ensemble bringing you the enchanting traditional music of the Andes – featuring Diego Morocho bass & guitar, Inty Morocho charango & zampona, Jesse Morocho guitar & flutes, Kuyai Gualan zampona & quena, with special guests
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sun Aug 10: Summer Jazz Babies: Celebrating Summer with vocal duo Allison Adams Tucker (June baby) & Leonard Patton (August baby) – with Danny Green piano, Justin Grinnell bass, & Julien Cantelm drums
7:30PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Aug 15: Flugelhorn specialist Dmitri Metheny presents his newest CD  Sagebrush Rebellion which was recorded live at dizzy’s last November with Nick Manson piano, Justin Grinnell bass, & Duncan Moore drums
8PM – $20 cover ($10 students)

 

Fri Aug 22: Creative young pianist/composer Chase Morrin celebrates his 21st birthday with a rare local performance featuring Charles Weller drums & Justin Grinnell bass
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sat Aug 23: 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

 

Mon Aug 25: The San Diego Jazz Orchestra performs, under the direction of Brad Steinwehe. Mind-bending charts, great band!
7:30PM – $15 cover

 

Thur Aug 28:  Hawaiian-based jazz trio The North - Romain Collin piano, Shawn Conley bass, & Abe Lagrimas Jr. drums – playing songs from their album  “Slow Down, This Isn’t The Mainland”
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Fri Aug 29: The Nathan Collins Quartet featuring Ed Kornhauser piano, Antar Martin bass, Fernando Gomez drums, & Nathan Collins saxophone, with special guest guitarist Paris Sorci
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sun Aug 31: Original jazz from vibraphonist Chase Jackson & his quintet featuring Josh Johnson alto saxophone, Kiefer Shackelford piano, Erik Shiboski acoustic bass, & Forrest Mitchell drums
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Fri Sep 12: New original compositions / arrangements from The Joshua White Trio  featuring Joshua White piano, Dan Schnelle drums, & Hamilton Price bass
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Thur Sept 18: 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: A special presentation from piano virtuoso Mikan Zlatkovich & friends
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
7:30PM – $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
7:30PM – $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

 

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)

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)

 

Tue Nov 18: Finding Home - a special concert from scintillating Denmark-based bassist/vocalist Kristin Korb & her trio – Magnus Hjorth piano & Snorre Kirk drums
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

 

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