Archive for February 23, 2011

Back when Jackiem Joyner was gigging on tour with Marcus Johnson and Bobby Lyle from 2001-2004, the two contemporary jazz keyboard greats came up with the perfect nickname for the rising saxman and his ultra-sensual, easy flowing vibe. “Ladies and Gentlemen,” they’d shout out, “give it up for Lil’ Man Soul!”—something urban jazz fans have been doing since Joyner broke through to genre stardom with his solo debut album Babysoul in 2007.

Spaghettini is at 3005 Old Ranch Parkway in Seal Beach, accessed off Seal Beach Boulevard near the 405 and 22 freeways. More info: 562-596-2199 or Well no trip to LA would be complete without a visit to the seminal Jazz Mecca of Spaghettini Italian Grill and Lounge in Seal Beach.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 – 8:00 pm