L.A.’s Angel City Jazz Festival Announces Fall Lineup

Rare appearance by Archie Shepp among the offerings

Peter Erskine
Archie Shepp

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Los Angeles’ Angel City Jazz Festival will take place from Oct. 5-14, offering performances by Ambrose Akinmusire, Bill Frisell, Vijay Iyer, Myra Melford, Anthony Wilson, Bobby Bradford, Steve Coleman, Marilyn Crispell, Peter Erskine, Phil Ranelin and Archie Shepp, plus others. Shepp’s appearance is his first in the area since the 1980s.

Shows will take place at four venues in the city, including Ford Theater, LACMA, REDCAT and UCLA’s Royce Hall.

On Oct. 6 a panel discussion called “Honoring and Breaking With Tradition” will be followed by a performance from guitarist Anthony Wilson, organist Larry Goldings and drummer Jim Keltner.

For more information visit Angel City.