Lights Up on the 2019 Musicians Roster Additions

This year, the Department of Arts and Culture added 36 new artists/artist groups to our Musicians Roster. Not only is this vetted list of accomplished performers a taste of the diverse musical artists that call LA County home, but they are also available to perform as part of our LA County Free Summer Concerts Program (formerly known as the Free Concerts in Public Sites Program). So sit back, relax, and enjoy the music!

The Artists

3's Co.

Windy Barnes & 3’s Co. is pleased to offer jazz standards, soul, funk, and the blues.

Acoustic Asylum

From swamp funk to jazz, klezmer to tango, and pastoral to quirky original (and covered songs), nothing is off limits for Acoustic Asylum.


Adelaide is a Top 40 band that can play Latin Top 40, English Top 40, or a mix of both.

Billy Mitchell and Circle of Friends

Billy Mitchell and Circle of Friends plays Great American Songbook tunes, swing, bebop, salsa, and the blues (occasionally presenting an original composition).

Brasil Brazil Show

The Brasil Brazil Show is an invigorating, magical experience comprised of renowned performers and featuring Ana Gazzola and Sonia Santos.

Carol Bach-Y-Rita

In addition to beautifully interpreting the Great American Songbook, Carol Bach-y-Rita frolics through the gorgeous music of Brazil and the Americas.

Carolina Hoyos - A Girl I Know

A classical pianist since the age of two, Carolina Hoyos performs soul, jazz, and pop with a 60's girl-group influence.

Chris Ho Band

The Chris Ho Band is an improvisational ensemble that plays jazz, original, and/or experimental music, making each show unique!

Chuck Johnson's Interplay

Chuck Johnson's Interplay is recognized for bringing back the soul that is missing in much of today's modern mainstream material.

City of Angeles Saxophone Quartet

The City of Angels Saxophone Quartet revels in everything from classical to ragtime, and jazz standards to big band.


Conganas is a powerful Latin jazz and salsa quartet who play styles such as cumbia, merengue, jazz, and pop.

Dale Fielder Quartet/Consensus

The Dale Fielder Quartet performs original jazz compositions, rare jazz classics, and well-known jazz standards.

Dawn Norfleet

Dr. Dawn Norfleet describes her music as an amalgam of afro-diasporic sounds spiritually rooted in traditional jazz…and a unifying swirl of African-American 70s funk.


De’Anza creates an eclectic mix of music, crossing borders and boundaries and landing somewhere between Latin-electronic meets alternative.


Douyé’s repertoire includes classic jazz standards, while her unique style is timeless, sophisticated, and captivating.


The acclaimed LA-based Incendio performs original world guitar compositions, featuring incredible guitar musicianship across a variety of genres.

Irka Mateo Y La Tirindanga

Irka Mateo's music is a fusion of dance music from the Caribbean and Latin America with popular folk rhythms from the countryside of the Domincan Republic.

Kátia Moraes & Brazilian Hearts

The Kátia Moraes & Brazilian Hearts band plays sambas, choros, and popular Brazilian classics from 1917 to the present day.

Louie Cruz Beltran Latin Jazz Ensemble

Louie Cruz Beltran performs a mix of Latin, jazz, salsa, pop, original, and R&B influenced music.

Magnolia Drawl

Magnolia Drawl is a Southern California/Los Angeles-based band that plays a mix of country, classic rock, pop, and original compositions.

Maria De La Vega & The Wayward Five

Maria De la Vega and the Wayward Five is an unforgettable jazz and blues experience for every listener.

Murphy's Flaw

Murphy's Flaw plays bluegrass and a panoply of American roots music such as folk, country, rockabilly, jazz, pop, and Western swing.

Music Carolyn

Music Carolyn's calls her brand of songs and stories soul jazz fusion.


From simple jazzy takes on favorite rock standards to more elaborate pairings of rock and jazz, Nutty is a atomic-sonic cocktail.

Doctor Pianist, Makiko Hirata, D.M.A.

Doctor Pianist, Makiko Hirata, D.M.A. is a versatile classically-trained pianist performing not just standard piano repertoire, but also obscure compositions.

Orquestra Tabaco y Ron

Orquestra Tabaco y Ron is a Latin dance band specializing in Caribbean, Puerto Rican, and afro Cuban music.


A unique and versatile cello quintet that is built on the artistry and virtuosity of its members.


Scambooty is an upbeat vocal band that weaves jazz, swing, folk, blues, jump, country, and the Great American Songbook into tight three-part vocals.

Street Corner Renaissance

Street Corner Renaissance offers audiences an authentic and interactive street corner experience combined with the polish of a seasoned Las Vegas act.

The Echo Park Project

The Echo Park Project’s repertoire is a combination of original material and hot 70s cover tunes by artist such as Tito Allen.

The Lao Tizer Band

Jazz Group of the Year nominee (Oasis Jazz Awards) Lao Tizer Band is a group of all-star musicians from diverse geographic, ethnic, and musical backgrounds

The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble

The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble presents lush new folk-Americana fusion, gorgeous eclectic blends of mountain-folk, and exciting new grassy and Celtic-inspired originals.

Trane Stories

The members of Trane Stories are a group leaders and accomplished musicians who each share a love of John Coltrane's music.

Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra

Jamaica meets Duke Ellington, Western Standard Time combines the Caribbean rhythms of 60s Jamaica with the roaring sound of 50s.

Yari Moré Latin Band

Yari Moré Latin Band's repetoire includes Latin music in styles such as salsa, cumbia, merengue, boleros,and more.

Yuko Mabuchi Trio

Yuko Mabuchi is a jazz pianist whose natural gift for showmanship recalls the greats such as Dorothy Donegan and Hazel Scott.