La Jolla Athenaeum to present three jazz concerts

Gerald Clayton Trio. Courtesy
Gerald Clayton Trio. Courtesy

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library’s jazz program returns to The Auditorium at TSRI, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive in La Jolla, for its annual spring series. Concert time is 8 p.m.

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Gerald Clayton Trio. Courtesy

■ The music begins 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 with the Gerald Clayton Trio, featuring pianist Clayton with Joe Sanders on bass and Justin Brown on drums, in a special appearance with Mark Turner on tenor and soprano saxophones.

■ The series continues Wednesday, May 8 with a San Diego debut performance by Jason Moran and The Bandwagon, featuring pianist Moran with longtime band members Tarus Mateen on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums.

■ The series concludes Thursday, May 23 with a debut by the Anthony Wilson Seasons Guitar Quartet, featuring master guitarist Wilson and three fellow leading lights of the jazz guitar: Julian Lage, Chico Pinheiro and Larry Koonse. Tickets are expected to sell quickly. The series is $90 for members, $105 for non-members. Single concerts are $32 and $37. To purchase tickets, call (858) 454-5872 or visit

ljathenaeum.org/jazz

   
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