Randy Weston & Billy Harper: A musical partnership that began in the early '70s, Randy Weston and Billy Harper come together again on the aptly titled "The Roots of the Blues," a magnetic duet between Weston's piano and Harper's lush and lingering saxophone.
Santa-Barbara-based saxophonist Charles Lloyd, who has helped shape music since the '60s, will perform at Royce Hall on Friday.
A selection of performances heading into the weekend:
It may be November, but it's a summer-ready superhero who reigns at the box office this weekend.
A look at upcoming shows to fill your music calendar this weekend:
Jazz is built on exploring tradition, but nobody goes deeper with the idea than Iraqi American trumpeter Amir ElSaffar. Long recognized for tapping a Middle Eastern melodic structure called the maqam, ElSaffar works with the Sumerian/Babylonian modes that evolved into the Western tonal system...