The Santa Monica College Music Department will present this year’s Spring Jazz Series, featuring Jon Mayer, the Louis Van Taylor Sextet and the Christian Moraga Quartet.
The series begins with Jon Mayer on Friday, March 13. All concerts are held at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in The Edye at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, located on Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street adjacent to the Broad Stage. Tickets cost $10.
The spring 2015 lineup is:
Friday, March 13: Jon Mayer. Master bebop pianist Jon Mayer — joined by some of L.A.’s legendary musicians — delves deep into the art of modern jazz with a blend of jazz standards and exciting originals.
Friday, April 10: Louis Van Taylor Sextet. A talented ensemble featuring George Bohanon and Munyungo Jackson pays tribute to the music of Cedar Walton, Horace Silver and Gerald Wilson.
Friday, May 8: Christian Moraga Quartet. Chilean-born conguero Christian Moraga and his ensemble perform invigorating modern Salsa and Latin jazz works.
For tickets and information, visit www.smc.edu/eventsinfo or call (310) 434-3005 or (310) 434-4323.