20th Century

Mora's Modern Rhythmists 25th Anniversary Party at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

02/09/2019 7:00 pm

You are invited to the 25th Anniversary party for Mora's Modern Rhythmists thirteen-piece ensemble devoted to playing classic jazz and swing tunes of the 1920s and early 1930s.

Using period arrangements and transcriptions from the original recordings, this group has established itself as one of the foremost interpreters of early big-band music.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21248

Pete Jacobs Wartime Radio Revue at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

02/02/2019 7:00 pm

Dine and dance to the hits of the thirties and forties. Thrill to late-breaking news stories from the war years, as well as original songs and 1940's radio commercials.

Take a time-machine back to a World War Two USO show with Pete Jacobs Wartime Radio Revue!

All across America, to all the ships at sea, and to all our men and women in uniform stationed abroad, this is the Wartime Radio Revue.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21245

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

02/10/2019 6:00 pm

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet, led by retro-reed man Jack Malmstrom, holds forth at the most beautiful dining and dancing venue in Los Angeles:
The World Famous Cicada Club.

For this engagement, the quintet will feature in - addition to Jack's clarinet and tenor saxophoning - piano or guitar, drums, bass, and vibraphone.

The Cats' arrangements overflow with one half hand-picked standards, one half forgotten gems… and a third-half, Jack's Cats originals done in a period style. Dancing - as well as listening - is encouraged!

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

02/07/2019 6:00 pm

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet, led by retro-reed man Jack Malmstrom, holds forth at the most beautiful dining and dancing venue in Los Angeles:
The World Famous Cicada Club.

For this engagement, the quintet will feature in - addition to Jack's clarinet and tenor saxophoning - piano or guitar, drums, bass, and vibraphone.

The Cats' arrangements overflow with one half hand-picked standards, one half forgotten gems… and a third-half, Jack's Cats originals done in a period style. Dancing - as well as listening - is encouraged!

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

02/03/2019 6:00 pm

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet, led by retro-reed man Jack Malmstrom, holds forth at the most beautiful dining and dancing venue in Los Angeles:
The World Famous Cicada Club.

For this engagement, the quintet will feature in - addition to Jack's clarinet and tenor saxophoning - piano or guitar, drums, bass, and vibraphone.

The Cats' arrangements overflow with one half hand-picked standards, one half forgotten gems… and a third-half, Jack's Cats originals done in a period style. Dancing - as well as listening - is encouraged!

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

01/31/2019 6:00 pm

Jack's Cats Swing Quintet, led by retro-reed man Jack Malmstrom, holds forth at the most beautiful dining and dancing venue in Los Angeles:
The World Famous Cicada Club.

For this engagement, the quintet will feature in - addition to Jack's clarinet and tenor saxophoning - piano or guitar, drums, bass, and vibraphone.

The Cats' arrangements overflow with one half hand-picked standards, one half forgotten gems… and a third-half, Jack's Cats originals done in a period style. Dancing - as well as listening - is encouraged!

Gunhild Carling at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

01/27/2019 7:00 pm

GUNHILD CARLING RETURNS TO THE CICADA CLUB WITH HER AMAZING ALL STAR BAND.

Sweden's Queen of Swing GUNHILD CARLING the amazingly talented Swedish jazz musician and multi instrumentalist is famous for playing three trumpets at the same time!

Gunhild excels at trombone, trumpet, and even bagpipes. She often showcases her talents in one song, even breaking into a tap dance and singing the roof off!

She's featured in Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox version of 'Never Going to Give You Up' and a 1920's jazz swing version of 'Material Girl'.

Phil Crosby Jr. - Crosby by Crosby at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

01/19/2019 7:00 pm

Maxwell DeMille proudly presents Phil Crosby Jr's CROSBY BY CROSBY -- Dine and dance to Mr. Crosby's big show honoring his grandfather -- the legendary singer, Academy Award winning actor and American icon Bing Crosby.

Phil's unique style and interpretive ability is inspired by the world of popular music as well as a century of tunes from the great American songbook.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21243

The Fresh Rhythm Big Band at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

01/12/2019 7:00 pm

The Fresh Rhythm, the hot new 12-piece Big Band with unique and sophisticated sound with great dance music from traditional American popular music.

Dine and dance to Los Angeles' fresh new big band inspired by the genius of George Gerswhin, Nelson Riddle, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, and Wynton Marsalis.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21247

Vintage Dance Parlour in Reseda

03/10/2019 1:00 pm
03/10/2019 4:00 pm

An afternoon of dance and socializing in "Strathern House", the home of Walter Nelson and Sheila Murphy-Nelson, with the large living room serving as a dance floor.

This is an experiment in the concept of using the Nelson home as a dance studio. We'll see how it goes.

The program will begin with dance clips from old movies, followed by instruction in basic early 20th Century social dance (Fox Trot, Tango, Waltz) and "free dancing" to recorded music. Beginners should arrive promptly at 1.

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