Veteran trombonist, Phil Ranelin, will kick off Black History Month with a Jazz Performance Series in a salute to late jazz greats.
Ranelin’s series is self-produced and will take place in partnership with various high-end Jazz venues throughout the Los Angeles area on the following dates:
Salute to Dexter Gordon, February 1, 8-10:30 p.m., Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill, 6122 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028, (323) 466-9917.
Salute to Eric Dolphy, February 8, 9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., The Sea Bird Jazz Lounge, 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 606-0250.
Salute to J.J. Johnson, February 15, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m., Sheraton Universal Hotel, 333 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City, CA 91608, (310) 216-5861
Salute to Hampton Hawes, February 22 or 23, TBD
Salute to Melba Liston, February 29, 9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., The Sea Bird Jazz Lounge, 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 606-0250.
For more information, please visit www.ranelin.com