Presented by Angel City Arts and the Jazz Bakery, this celebration of jazz and new music spans two weekends at venues including UCLA, the Colburn School, REDCAT, LACMA and the Ford Amphitheatre.
The lineup features well-known musicians and rising talents, with a focus on West Coast jazz. Participating artists include Kneebody, the Dafnis Prieto Sextet, Dave Holland's Prism, Nicole Mitchell's Sun Dial Ensemble and the Terence Blanchard Quintet.
In addition to concerts, the festival also includes a symposium on new technologies in jazz and journalism and screenings of the four-part documentary series "Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense." For more information, go to the festival website.