Sean J. O'Connell
Sean J. O'Connell

Sean J. O'Connell has caught some of the greatest jazz artists in the strangest corners of Los Angeles. His work has appeared regularly in DownBeat, the LA Times and the LA Record. His book "Los Angeles's Central Avenue Jazz" is now available in local bookstores and giant internet superstores.

Recent Articles
Ernie Andrews: Soul of Los Angeles Jazz
Ernie Andrews: Soul of Los Angeles Jazz
Jazz singer Ernie Andrews will receive LACMA's L.A. Jazz Treasure award, recognizing Andrews' role in L.A.'s early jazz scene.
A Remembrance of Jazz Icon Charlie Haden
A Remembrance of Jazz Icon Charlie Haden
The death of jazz legend Charlie Haden at the age of 76 resounds strongly in L.A., where Haden built his career and called home for decades.
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