Double M Jazz Salon @ MCLM

Sunday, July 9, 2017 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

Kamau Daaood and a Band of Griots

Kamau Daaood and a Band of Griots are Kamau Daaood, poet; Kamau Kenyatta, piano
and saxophone; Teodross Avery, saxophone; Trevor Ware, bass; Dexter Story, drums.

  • 12:30PM DOORS OPEN
  • 1-1:30PM KAMAU DAAOOD INTERVIEWED BY JEFFREY WINSTON
  • 2-3:30PM PERFORMANCE


Tickets are $20. Purchase online at https://goo.gl/zgYI8F.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 
The Azar Lawrence Quartet

The Azar Lawrence Quartet is Azar Lawrence, saxophones; Theo Saunders, piano; Henry "The Skipper" Franklin, bass; and Tony Austin, drums.

  • 12:30PM DOORS OPEN
  • 1-1:30PM AZAR LAWRENCE IN CONVERSATION WITH JEFFREY WINSTON
  • 2-3PM FIRST SET – THE AZAR LAWRENCE QUARTET
  • 3-4PM BREAK
  • 4-5PM SECOND SET – THE AZAR LAWRENCE QUARTET

Tickets are $20. Purchase online at https://goo.gl/zgYI8F.

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Sunday, November 6, 2016 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

Jassemblage

WITH A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE SECOND MIMI MELNICK DOUBLE M AWARD FOR YOUNG JAZZ TALENT

Jassemblage is Theo Saunders, piano & leader; Louis Van Taylor, alto sax; Chuck Manning, tenor sax; George Bohanon, trombone; Henry Franklin, bass; and Kendall Kay, drums.

  • 12:30PM DOORS OPEN
  • 1-1:30PM THEO SAUNDERS IN CONVERSATION WITH JEFFREY WINSTON
  • 2-3PM FIRST SET – JASSEMBLAGE
  • 3-3:15PM PRESENTATION OF THE 2ND MIMI MELNICK DOUBLE M AWARD FOR YOUNG JAZZ TALENT
  • 3:15-4PM BREAK
  • 4-5PM SECOND SET – JASSEMBLAGE

Tickets are $20. Purchase online at http://goo.gl/t91dSi.

 

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Sunday, July 10, 2016 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

Jamael Dean and the Afronauts

Jamael Dean is the first winner of the Mimi Melnick Double M Award for Young Jazz Talent

Jamael Dean and the Afronauts are Jamael Dean, piano; Devin Daniels, alto sax; Nashir Janmohamed, bass; Chris Palmer, bass; Mekala Session, drums

  • 12:30PM DOORS OPEN
  • 1-1:30PM JAMAEL DEAN IN CONVERSATION WITH JEFFREY WINSTON
  • 2-3PM FIRST SET – JAMAEL DEAN AND THE AFRONAUTS
  • 3-4PM BREAK
  • 4-5PM SECOND SET – JAMAEL DEAN AND THE AFRONAUTS

Tickets are $20. Purchase online at

http://goo.gl/t5SB70.

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Sunday, April 3, 2016 1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble

WITH A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE HORACE TAPSCOTT YOUNG MUSICIANS HERITAGE AWARD

The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble is Phil Ranelin, trombone; Pablo Calogero, reeds; Keith Fiddmont, reeds; Curtis Taylor, trumpet; Aaron Provisor, piano; Ian Martin, bass; Don Littleton, drums

  • 12:30PM DOORS OPEN
  • 1-1:30PM PHIL RANELIN IN CONVERSATION WITH JEFFREY WINSTON
  • 2-3PM FIRST SET – THE PHIL RANELIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE
  • 3-3:15PM PRESENTATION OF THE HORACE TAPSCOTT YOUNG MUSICIANS HERITAGE AWARD
  • 3:15-4PM BREAK
  • 4-5PM SECOND SET – THE PHIL RANELIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE


Tickets are $20. Purchase online at  

http://goo.gl/9s0XaU

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Double M Jazz Salon. Warren Berman Photo

Sunday, November 8, 2015  1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

The Gathering - Creative Composers and Musicians Collective with Jesse Sharps 

WITH A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE FIRST MIMI MELNICK DOUBLE M AWARD FOR YOUNG JAZZ TALENT

The Gathering is: Jesse Sharps, leader, bass clarinet; Maia, flute; Mercedes LaRay, alto sax; Amos Delone, tenor sax; Danny Cortez, trumpet; Phil Ranelin, trombone; Greg Ramsey, tuba; Fundi Legohn, french horn; Theo Saunders, piano; Roberto Miranda & Nick Rosen, bass; Fritz Wise, drums; Derf Reklaw, percussion; Dwight Trible, vocals; Kamau Daáood, poet

Tickets are $20. Purchase online at https://goo.gl/A7stZw.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015  1-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

 

Double M Jazz Salon 

Featuring MICHAEL SESSION SEXTET

Michael Session by Warren Berman

MICHAEL SESSION, saxophones

STEVE SMITH, trumpet

MAIA, flute, harp, vocals

JAMAEL DEAN, piano

TREVOR WARE, bass

MEKALA SESSION, drums



Don't miss this electrifying performance by MICHAEL SESSION'S high voltage sextet in the welcoming setting of the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum.

Double M Jazz Salon continues its legacy at the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City. Jazz Baroness Mimi Melnick first began Double M Jazz Salon in 1996 in her Encino home on Strawberry Drive. Mimi loved jazz, she organized and hosted the Jazz Salons to support the jazz community in Los Angeles. Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum is proud and honored to carry the torch.

Tickets are $20. Purchase online at http://goo.gl/3AkOPA.

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Sunday, March 8,  2-5pm | Jazz at the Clayton

Double M Jazz Salon 

Featuring NEDRA WHEELER ENSEMBLE


Nedra Wheeler, bass

Abe Lagrimas, drums

Miguel Atwood Ferguson, viola

Sukari Reed-Glenn,flute

Jamael Dean, piano

 

12:30PM DOORS OPEN — 1-1:30PM INTERVIEW WITH NEDRA WHEELER — 2-5PM CONCERT

Double M Jazz Salon continues its legacy at the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City. Jazz Baroness Mimi Melnick first began Double M Jazz Salon in 1996 in her Encino home on Strawberry Drive. Mimi loved jazz, she organized and hosted the Jazz Salons to support the jazz community in Los Angeles.

Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum is proud and honored to carry the torch.

Tickets are $20. Purchase online at http://goo.gl/JCKJ0W.

Click here (PDF) for information.



Presents

Mimi Melnick’s

Double M Jazz Salon

Featuring BOBBY BRADFORD MO'TET

BOBBY BRADFORD, cornet
VINNY GOLIA and
CHUCK MANNING, reeds
MICHAEL VLATKOVICH, trombone

DON PRESTON, piano
KEN ROSSER, guitar
ROBERTO MIRANDA, bass
CHRIS GARCIA, percussion

 Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2-5pm

 

 

12:30pm - doors open
1-1:30pm - Bobby Bradford interviewed by Jeffrey Winston
2-5pm - concert (during the second set, the Mo'tet will play several pieces from the John Carter songbook with Vinny Golia playing clarinet)

Photo: Bobby Bradford by Michael Hoefner
Photo: Bobby Bradford by Michael Hoefner

You are invited to join the dynamic BOBBY BRADFORD MO'TET for a rare afternoon of jazz at the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum. 

Double M Jazz Salon continues its legacy at the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City. Jazz Baroness Mimi Melnick first began Double M Jazz Salon in 1996 in her Encino home on Strawberry Drive. Mimi loved jazz, she organized and hosted the Jazz Salons to support the jazz community in Los Angeles.

 Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum is proud and honored to carry the torch.

Tickets are $20 

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Presents

Mimi Melnick’s

Double M Jazz Salon

Featuring KENNY BURRELL

with ROBERTO MIRANDA and DON LITTLETON

 Sunday, July 13, 2014, 2-5pm

 

 

Double M Jazz Salon continues its legacy at the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City. Jazz Baroness Mimi Melnick first began Double M Jazz Salon in 1996 in her Encino home on Strawberry Drive. Mimi loved jazz, she organized and hosted the Jazz Salons to support the jazz community in Los Angeles.

 Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum is proud and honored to carry the torch.

Tickets are $20:

Purchase Here

SEATING IS LIMITED.

 

MEDIA SPONSOR: 

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