A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows happening this weekend.
Azar Lawrence at
An L.A. summer tradition as welcome as the purple haze of the jacaranda trees,
Mark de Clive-Lowe celebrates 'Church' at the Blue Whale
A pianist, producer and DJ, Mark de Clive-Lowe can probably add the term chemist to his resume for his jazz-infused live sets combined with in-the-moment remixing he's offered on a regular basis in
Here he celebrates the release of the album of the same name, a dynamic, groove-heavy blend of live electronic music, funk and future-jazz engineered to conjure the spirits. The Blue Whale, 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St. Suite 301, L.A. Sat.-Sun., 9 p.m. $20. www.bluewhalemusic.com.
Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog at Largo
A gifted and extraordinarily busy guitarist, Marc Ribot has been heard backing Tom Waits, John Zorn and, most recently, Neko Case on her latest album.