The Fellowship Band featuring Brian Blade



Who: Melvin Butler on tenor and soprano sax, Myron Walden on bass clarinet and alto sax, pianist/keyboardist Jon Cowherd, bassist Chris Thomas and guitarist Jeff Parker

Where: Zipper Hall, Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave., downtown L.A. (part of Jazz Bakery's Moveable Feast concert series)

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday

Tickets: $35; (310) 271-9039 or http://www.jazzbakery.com



Raga Bop Trio



Who: Steve Smith with tenor saxophonist George Brooks and guitarist Prasanna

Where: Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood

When: 8 and 10 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2

Tickets: $20-$25; (323) 466-2210 or http://www.catalinajazzclub.com



Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom



Who: Pianist Myra Melford, violinist Jenny Scheinman and bassist Todd Sickafoose

Where: Royal T, 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City

When: 8 p.m. Dec. 10

Tickets: $12; (310) 559 6300, http://www.royal-t.org