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:                           

Sun April 27: Benefit to raise funds for medical expenses of treasured San Diego jazz musician Daniel Jackson with performances by Charles Owens, George Bohanon, Marshall Hawkins, Jacques LesureJoshua White, Chuck McPhersonSundiato Kato, & more
7PM – $20 donation
All proceeds will go to help cover Daniel’s care during this challenging time. As will proceeds from the sale of DVDs of a rare 2006 DJ concert, & recently rediscovered limited, original 2-color offset-press posters from that concert – as well as quality prints of photos of Daniel donated by top California photographers – all available for an additional donation only at this event.

 

Thur May 1: Jazz pianist/composer J. Lee & her quintet featuring Bob Boss guitar, Bob Magnusson bass, James Romeo woodwinds, N.Scott Robinson percussion, & special guest K.S. Resmi vocals  
7PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Fri May 2: Dos de Mayo Latin Jazz – Start off the Cinco de Mayo weekend with a jazz celebration of music & culture from Mexico & Latin America featuring vocalist Allison Adams Tucker, Irving Flores piano, Ignacio Arango bass/guitar, Fernando Gomez drums, & Alejandro Carballo trombone
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat May 3: The Reka Parker/Paul Seaforth Quartet pay tribute to Chet Baker featuring Reka Parker piano, Paul Seaforth trumpet & vocals, Jeff Blanco bass, & Bob Daniels drums
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Sun May 4: Acclaimed NYC bassist Michael Feinberg presents his new Humblebrag CD with jazz pianist Joshua White, Phil Dizak trumpet, & Dan Schnelle drums
7:30PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Wed May 14: Authentic folklojazz from Guanabacoa, Cuba: Los Hermanos Arango are back at dizzy’s, featuring world-renown bassist Feliciano Arango, Ignacio Arango guitar, Cristina Arango vocals, Eugenio Arango vocals & percussion, Yosvany Verdecia, Juan Carlos Blanco, & Amilkar Peña percussion, Julio Valdes piano, Peter Green trumpet, & Gabriel Sundy saxophone
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Thur May 15: The Spring Concert from The Mesa College Jazz Ensemble under the direction of James Romeo – with special guests
7:30PM – $15 cover

 

Fri May 16: dizzy’s hosts Bonnie Wright‘s fabulously adventuresome Fresh Sound Series with a performance by Vienna composer/alto saxophonist Marco Eneidi & Mexico City drummer Cosmic Brujo  – wholly improvised, spontaneously created sounds bristling with attitude
7:30PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

Tue May 20: A special presentation by the hard swinging Brad Steinwehe Jazz Orchestra
7:30PM – $15 cover

 

Fri May 23: Japan-based alto saxophonist Dave Negrete returns stateside to convene his “TRIBE OF D” featuring Joshua White piano, Rob Thorsen bass, Dan Schnelle drums
8PM – $15 cover

 

Sat May 24: On his 82nd birthday, dizzy’s celebrates the treasured godfather of the San Diego jazz community tenor saxophonist Joe Marillo – with a performance by Joe and his Quintet featuring pianist Reka Parker
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri May 30:  Gonzalo Bergara & his Quartet - featuring Argentinean guitar master Gonzalo Bergara, with Leah Zeger violin, Jeffrey Radaich rhythm guitar, & Brian Netzley upright bass         Here’s a tip: do not miss this performance!
8PM – $20 cover

 

Sun June 1: Celebrating their 35th year, the Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine, featuring the vocals of Janet Hammer
6:30 PM – $15 cover

 

Sat July 5:  The 13 piece JazzKatz Project performs for listening & dancing, with vocalist Whitney Shay
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri July 11: 2013 Latin Grammy winner, songwriter/guitar bender Diego García (aka El Twanguero) presents his acclaimed new album blending Latino-twang & American roots music: “Argentina Songbook
8PM – $15 cover

 

Fri Aug 15: Flugelhorn specialist Dmitri Metheny presents his newest CD 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
8PM – $15 cover ($10 students)

 

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

 

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

 

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