35…Steve and Susan AND Dodger Elvis

Steve, Susan, Dave, Gary and Bill….who doesn’t love this group?  It is more than music, it is a party.  Steve puts on a great show.  Everything from Neil Diamond to Johnny Cash and the Ramones!   And then Susan picks up the mic and you are mesmerized, she has an amazing voice – it can be…

37…The Music: Papa Lee

Papa Lee and his crew started playing at Jax sometime in 2008, they soon became a Wednesday night regular.   Oh what fun they were!  William, Scooter, Steve and others.   Most nights the music at Jax was very traditional jazz or blues groups, but Papa Lee was a bit of everything.  The night would start out…

40…The Music:  Jack Sheldon

I don’t remember the when I first heard Jack Sheldon play.  I started going to Jax in 1996.  I wasn’t a huge jazz fan then, I just liked the old-school, east coast feel of the little place.  It was nicely tucked away on Brand Blvd., just a few blocks from Disney’s corporate offices in Glendale.   …

50…The Music: of Jax

Today marks 50 days until I leave southern California….continuing my count of 101 Things I Love about Los Angeles…..here’s #50!! I started going to Jax over 15-years ago – and yes, it was for the music!   It all started with Jack Sheldon! This wasn’t filmed at Jax, but it is my all-time favorite song.  You’ll…