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May music be your Milk of Amnesia. . .
Oct. 2: Late-Night Jazz Orchestra w/ Bennie Maupin, Duane Benjamin & Meloney Collins @ The Blue Whale....Deerhoof @ The Echoplex....The Ron Kobayashi Trio w/ Bill Cunliffe & Kendall Kay @ Steamers....Grand Opening w/ Billy Mitchell Quartet @ The Charleston (new SM jazz club)....Oct. 3: Words & Music: Bonnie Barnett's Tribute to Poet Dorothea Grossman @ REDCAT....Oct. 4: Screening: Mark Cantor's Jazz Films @ Beyond Baroque....Brian Swartz Ensemble & John Beasley Quintet @ LACMA....Oct. 5-15: Angel City Jazz Festival 2012: Artist & Legends @ various locations....Oct. 5: The Calder Quartet @ The Getty Center...."A Night of Swing" w/ Bobby Pierce, Quentin Dennard, Clarence Webb & Jacques Lesure @ The Barbara Morrison PAC....Oct. 6: 4th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival @ various locations....OHM @ Alva's Showroom....Ignacio Berroa Quartet w/ Bob Mintzer, Alan Pasqua & Darek Oles @ Vitello's....Maetar CD Release Party w/ special guests James Gadson & Lily Haydn @ The Syrup Loft....Rickie Lee Jones @ The Broad Stage....Ben Wendel, Harish Raghavan & Justin Brown @ The Blue Whale....Chick Corea & Gary Burton w/ The Harlem String Quartet @ Valley Performing Arts Center....Oct. 7: Onaje Murray @ Hal's Bar & Grill....Oct. 8: Ferec Nemeth, Bob Sheppard & Daniel Szabo @ The Blue Whale....Oct. 9: Dwight Trible Cosmic Band Birthday Tribute to Oscar Brown, Jr. @ The Blue Whale....An Evening with The Bad Plus @ The Mint....Oct. 10: Wayne Krantz w/ Keith Carlock & Nate Wood @ Catalina's....Oct. 11: Alan Broadbent @ Steinway Piano Gallery (ONLY SIX SEATS LEFT!)....Dr. John & The Five Blind Boys of Alabama @ Valley Performing Arts Center....Sketchy Black Dog @ The Blue Whale....Oct. 12: Bryan Eubanks & Cat Lamb: New Solo Works @ The Wulf....Oct. 12: Busdriver @ Bootleg Theater....Bobby Matos Quintet @ LAX Crowne Plaza....Oct. 13: Chuck Dukowski Sextet @ The Smell....Group 5 w/ Mark Hatch, Sam Riney, Charles Frichtel & Kendall Kay @ South Pasadena Theatre Workshop....Zach Harmon, Austin Peralta & Kaveh Rastegar @ The Foundry....Oct. 12-13: The World Stage Presents Off The Page: Women Jazz Composers w/ Leah Paul, Dawn Norfleet, Maia, Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid & Manisha Shahane @ 18th St. Arts Center....Oct. 15: Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra @ Typhoon....Oct. 16: Rickey Woodard All-Star Quartet @ The Charleston....Oct. 17: Neil Young & Crazy Horse w/ Los Lobos @ Hollywood Bowl....Oct. 18: Plotz! @ The Blue Whale....Faust @ REDCAT....Dale Fielder Quartet 's Tribute to Donald Byrd/Pepper Adams @ LAX Crowne Plaza....Oct. 19: Kim Richmond Sextet @ LACMA....Oct. 20: Hamilton Price Group @ The Blue Whale....Cold Cave @ The Getty....The Wild Beast Music Series Presents Faust & Derde Verde @ CalArts....Oct. 24: Cecil Taylor @ REDCAT....Oct. 25: Robert Glasper Experiment w/ Jose James, Taylor McFerrin & Austin Peralta @ UCLA Royce Hall....Oct. 26: Bob Dylan & Mark Knopfler @ Hollywood Bowl....Pete Christlieb Quartet @ Vibrato....Laurie Anderson @ UCLA Royce Hall....An Evening with Zigaboo Modeliste @ The Mint....Flying Lotus @ Club Nokia....Oct 27: Ron Carter Quintet w/ The Robert Glasper Trio....The Eclipse Quartet @ Beyond Baroque....Oct. 31: Christopher O'Reilly w/ Mark Z. Danielewski @ REDCAT....Halloween Jam w/ Bob Sheppard & Friends @ Vitello's