Events 2019

 

 

2019

JANUARY

January 4 w/ Wes Ritenour’s Band at THE BAKED POTATO (Studio City, CA)
January 8 w/ Hadrien Feraud’s Band at THE BAKED POTATO (Studio City, CA)
January 10 Video Session for Kevin Chon’g Blog “Kevin Says”
January 19-20 Live Recording (direct to lacquer) with Lyn Stanley at Bernie Grundman’s Studios
January 25-26 With Simon Phillips and Protocol 4 at CATALINA BAR & GRILL (Hollywood, CA)
January 29 Accordina / Acordeon Recording Session with producer Jimmy Haslip

FEBRUARY

February 6 w/ Julie Kelly at EDWIN MILLS (Pasadena, CA)
February 9 w/ Ingrid James at Cathy Segal-Garcia’s Studio
February 10 Workshop with Ingrid James at Cathy Segal-Garcia’s Studio
February 12 w/ Brian Swartz’ Quartet at THE PERCH (Downtown LA, CA)
February 20 Performance at CHARITY WATER featuring Cathy Segal-garcia, Dolores Scozzesi, Dwight Trible, Ashley Maher, Mon David and Jackie Gibson.
February 22-23 Adjudicating at Notre Dame University big Band Festival (North Bend, Indiana)
February 26 Teach at USC Thornton School of Music
February 28 Teach at USC Thornton School of Music

MARCH

March 7 w/ Giada Valenti at VIBRATO (Bel Aire, CA)
March 8-9 Otmaro Ruiz’s Quartet, featuring Ana Barreiro, Sezin Ahmet Turkmenoglu and Larry Koonse, at SAM FIRST (Los Angeles, CA)
March 13 w/ Giada Valenti (Private Event)
March 14 Photo Session for Protocol upcoming Tour Promo
March 16 Adjudicating at Spotlight Awards Semi-Finals (Music Center, Downtown LA, CA)
March 16 w/ Hadrien Feraud’s Band at THE BAKED POTATO (Studio City)
March 20 w/ Mitchel Long at THE BLUE WHALE (Little Tokyo, Downtown LA, CA)
March 23 w/ Kevin O’Neal at CATALINA BAR & GRILL (Hollywood, CA)
March 27 Otmaro Ruiz’s Trio featuring Jimmy Branly and Sezin Ahmet Turkmenoglu, Special Guest Bob Sheppard at JUST JAZZ SERIES at MR MUSICHEAD GALLERY (Los Angeles, CA)
March 29 w/ Joel Taylor’s Trio at 1881 Club (Pasadena, CA)
March 30 Rec Session w/ Producer Kevin O’Neal
March TBA Recording Session for Alvaro Lopez’s & ResQ Band upcoming CD Project

APRIL

April 2 Teach at USC Thornton School of Music
April 9-15 w/ Catina DeLuna in Tahiti, French Polynesia
April 18-25 – Recording Session w/ Bruno Mangueira (Ruiz-Mangueira Duo)
April 25 Duet w/ Bruno Mangueira at SAM FIRST (Los Angeles, CA)
April 27 Duet w/ Luciana Souza at ECLECTIC FESTIVAL – South Pasadena Library (Pasadena, CA)

MAY

May TBA w/ Lee Ritenour’s Band in Tahiti, French Polynesia
May 18 Release Concert w/ Lyn Stanley – Private Event (San Clemente, CA)
May 19 w/ Conductor Christian Graces’ Choir
May TBA Recording Session for Aaron Serfaty’s upcoming Trio CD Project
May 24 Otmaro Ruiz’s Quartet featuring Ana Barreiro, Sezin Ahmet and Tom Luer at LACMA (Los Angeles, CA)
May 24 – 25 with Simon Phillip’s Protocol at CATALINA BAR & GRILL (Hollywood, CA)
May 30 -Jun 1 KeyFest with Jordan Rudess – Workshop / Performance (Indiana)

JUNE

June 3-14 w/ Simon Phillips’ New Protocol – Japan Tour

June 5 – 7 Blue Note – Tokyo
June 9    Motion Blue – Yokohama
June 10    Billboard Live  Osaka
June 11    Blue Note – Nagoya
June 13    Brick Block – Oita

JULY

July 25 ELEMENTAL Featuring Otmaro Ruiz, Jimmy Branly and Jimmy Haslip at THE BAKED POTATO (Studio City) CD Release Concert
July 27 ELEMENTAL Featuring Otmaro Ruiz, Jimmy Branly and Jimmy Haslip at CENTRAL AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL (los Angeles, CA)

AUGUST

August 1-September 1: w/ Simon Phillips’ New Protocol – US Dates TBA

SEPTEMBER

September 6-16 w/ Akira Jimbo’s Band featuring Will Lee – Japan Tour
September 6    Brick Block – Oita
September 7    C I b – Kumamoto
September 8    Billie – Shimonoseki
September 9    Blue Note – Nagoya
September 10   Billboard Live – Tokyo
September 12   Billboard Live – Osaka
September 13   D – Bop – Sapporo
September 14   D – Bop – Sapporo
September 16   Motion Blue – Yokohama

Sept 21-25 Beijing Drum Summit w/ Simon Phillips and Dave Weckl

OCTOBER

October 8 Recording Session with Akira Jimbo
October 10 – November 25 w/ Simon Phillips’ New Protocol – Europe Tour

NOVEMBER

October 10 – November 25 w/ Simon Phillips’ New Protocol – Europe Tour

DECEMBER

2020

JANUARY

January 2020 TBA w/ ELEMENTAL Featuring Otmaro Ruiz, Jimmy Branly and Jimmy Haslip at COTTON CLUB (Tokyo, Japan)

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