Central Ave Jazz Festival

By on July 5, 2017

The Central Avenue Jazz Festival is exciting and exhilarating.The music is always a groove, exhibiting  the finest musical artists. The Central Ave. Jazz Festival is a great event for the Los Angeles Community.  This is ground zero for L.A.’s  Jazz history and the festival both seeks to acknowledge that history as well as keep the flame burning for L.A. Jazz scene both international and local favorites.  Come out and help grow this important L.A. Institution! All happening in front of the Historic Dunbar Hotel where all the late grates of the Cotton Club era got there name. It’s a free event and family friendly. there will be Jazz performances, Food for all the foodies, and so much more…



Historic South Central District along Central Avenue|S Central Ave & E 42nd Pl Los Angeles, CA



Saturday, July 29th


Stage 1

LAUSD Beyond The Bell All-City Jazz Big Band

Christopher Astoquillca

Braxton Cook

Dayren Santamaria & Made in Cuba

Pan African’s People Arkestra


Stage 2

Jimmy McConnell Super Big Band featuring vocalist Sylvia Boyd


Darynn Dean

Aaron Shaw & BlackNile

Roy Gaines & his Orchestra Tuxedo Blues


Dunbar Hotel

1:00pm           LAUSD Youth Jazz Combos

3:00pm          A Place Called Home

Sunday, July 30th


Stage 1

Jazz America

Ernie Andrews

T.C. Carson

West Coast Get Down featuring Ryan Porter

Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars


Stage 2

Don Littleton & Elephants in the Park

Billy Mitchell and the Circle of Friends

Oskar Cartaya and the Rican-nection

Phil Ranelin

Barbara Morrison


Dunbar Hotel

1:00pm             Jazz America Youth Jazz Combo

3:00pm             Devin Daniels

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