A selection of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows this weekend.
Marc Ribot @ Royce Hall
A constantly exploring guitarist who has often been heard applying a flinty edge to recordings by Tom Waits, Marc Ribot paid tribute to giants of the jazz saxophone with this year’s bracing trio recording, “Live at the Village Vanguard.”
Here he shows two other, equally rewarding sides of his musical personality with a set dedicated to his lovely 2010 solo album “Silent Movies” and the other his rollicking, party-starting Cuban jazz project, Los Cubanos Postizos (the Prosthetic Cubans, of course).
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Royce Hall, 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles. $19-$59, Friday, 8 p.m. cap.ucla.edu.
Austin Peralta Memorial Concert
The hole left behind when promising keyboard alchemist Austin Peralta died in November 2012 hasn't been filled, and the sprawling lineup of this tribute show is a testament to his reach. Zane Musa, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Ruslan Sirota are just a few scheduled to perform over this evening's three sets of music and closing jam session. Much like Peralta's performances — it's reasonable to expect surprises.
The Blue Whale, 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St. #301, L.A. Sunday, 9 p.m. www.bluewhalemusic.com.
Dwight Trible & Friends
A soaring, spiritually stirring artist, Dwight Trible is in a class by himself in jazz vocals in Los Angeles. Here as part of an ongoing monthly series at Fais Do-Do dubbed the Jazz State of Mind, Trible performs an early show in a quartet that includes pianist Theo Saunders. Think of it as an afternoon service.
Fais Do-Do, 5357 W. Adams Blvd., L.A. Sunday, 3 p.m. $18. www.howlingmonk.com.
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