Pencil This In: Baroque and Blue Note Jazz
NY-based comedian Kumail Nanjiani performs his one man show "Unpronounceable" tonight at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Directed by The Aristrocrats’ director Paul Provenza, "Unpronounceable" chronicles Kumail’s Muslim upbringing in Pakistan and his move to Grinnell, Iowa, for college.
The great jazz label Blue Note is celebrating its 70th Anniversary with a tour stop at UCLA's Royce Hall tonight. “Subtitle 1” features musicians Bill Charlap, Peter Bernstein, Ravi Coltrane, Lewis Nash, Nicholas Payton, Peter Washington ands Steve Wilson. Pianist Charlap will lead the group on an exploration of classic jazz tunes by Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and many others.
Classical music junkies can get their fix tonight at 7 pm at the Colburn School’s Zipper Hall for “Baroque Conversations 1” with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. The artists will introduce the music from the stage, share their insights and take questions at the end of the evening. The program includes Bach’s “Concerto for Keyboard No. 3 in D major,” “Concerto for Keyboard No. 5 in F minor” and “Suite No. 4 in D major.” There’s a pre-concert reception at 6 pm that’s free to all ticket holders.