Events 2019 – 2020

 

 

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

June 20 w/ Cristiano Novelli’s Band (Private Event)
June 22 w/ Richard Grant’s Quartet feat. Roy McCurdy and Jeff Littleton at THE WORLD STAGE (Crenshaw, LA, CA)
June 23 w/ Bob Sheppard and Maria Puga Lareo at Fantasy Springs Casino (Indio, CA)
June 27 ———IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!———-
June 27 w/ Mon David at DESCANSO GARDENS (Pasadena, CA)

JULY

July 6 Ensemble Workshop in Campinas (venue TBA)
July 11 – 12 Otmaro Ruiz’s Trio at SOCIEDADE HIPICA DE CAMPINAS, Campinas, SP (Brazil)

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 3 Ruiz-Koonse-Sheppard Special Trio (House Concert)
August 9 With Lee Ritenour’s Band at MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS MUSEUM (Phoenix, AZ)
August 10 With Lee Ritenour’s Band at SANTA FE STATION, CHROME (Las Vegas, NV)
August 31 With Lee Ritenour’s Band in Milwaukee TBA

SEPTEMBER

September 6-16 w/ Akira Jimbo’s Band featuring Will Lee – Japan Tour
September 7    Brick Block – Oita
September 8    Billie – Shimonoseki
September 9    Billboard Live – Osaka
September 10   Blue Note – Nagoya
September 11   Billboard Live – Tokyo
September 13   D – Bop – Sapporo
September 14   D – Bop – Sapporo
September 15   Motion Blue – Yokohama
September 16   Motion Blue – Yokohama

Sept 20-26 China Tour w/ Simon Phillips

September 20 Show in Guangzhou (2 sets)
September 22-24 Beijing Drum Summit with Simon Phillips and Dave Weckl
September 26 Show in Shanghai (2 sets)

OCTOBER

October 4 with Mike Miller’s Band featuring Jimmy Johnson, Walt Fowler, Chad Wackerman and Otmaro Ruiz at THE BAKED POTATO (Studio City, CA)

October 12 – November 27 w/ Simon Phillips’ New Protocol – Europe Tour

OCTOBER
October 12 Museum Potsdam; Potsdam, Germany
October 13 Oper; Bydgoszcz, Poland
October 14 Blue Note; Poznan, Poland
October 17 Colos-Saal; Aschaffenburg, Germany
October 18 Groene Engel; Oss, Netherlands
October 19 Jazzfestival Neuwied; Neuwied, Germany
October 24-26 Gaste Garage; Hasbergen, Germany
October 28 Muziekcentrum De Bosuil; Weert, Netherlands
October 29 Spirit of 66; Verviers, Belgium
October 31 Ostra Studios; Jazztage, Dresden, Germany

NOVEMBER

Simon Phillips’ New Protocol – Europe Tour continues…

NOVEMBER
November 2 Malzhaus; Plauen, Germany
November 4-6 Ronnie Scott´s; London, England
November 8 Ingolstädter Jazztage; Ingolstadt, Germany
November 9 Treibhaus; Innsbruck, Austria
November 10 Vaya Casa; Kappelrodeck, Germany
November 11 Leverkusener Jazztage; Leverkusen, Germany
November 12 Stage Club; Hamburg, Germany
November 13 Viften; Rodovre, Denmark
November 14 Ursprung; Rostock, Germany

NOVEMBER 14 LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS CEREMONY – Double Nomination “Elemental”- Branly, Ruiz & Haslip
Best Jazz Album and Best Arrangement (O. Ruiz “Red Wall”) MGM Hotel – Las Vegas, NV

November 18 Z7; Pratteln, Switzerland
November 19 Druso Club; Bergamo, Italy
November 21-22 Little Big Beat Studios; Eschen, Liechtenstein
November 23 Cave des Bernunes; Sierre, Switzerland
November 24 Mühle Hunziken; Rubigen, Switzerland
November 25 Spectrum; Augsburg, Germany
November 26 Cinema Paradiso; St.Pölten, Austria
November 27 A38; Budapest, Hungary

DECEMBER

2020

JANUARY

January 6 – 26 Simon Phillips’ New Protocol 30 – USA Tour – Dates and Venues TBA

January 7 – 8 w/ Simon Phillips’ New Protocol 30 at IRIDIUM, NY.

FEBRUARY

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

MARCH

March 26 w/ Simon Phillips and Protocol 4 feat: Greg Howe and Ernest Tibbs, at THE FUNKY BISCUIT (Orlando, FL)
March 26 – April 2 CRUISE TO THE EDGE w/ Simon Phillips and Protocol 4 feat: Greg Howe and Ernest Tibbs.

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