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Long Beach Jazz


The Seabird Jazz Lounge

Metro Station: 1st Street, Blue Line

Walking Distance: 9 minutes/0.5 mile

Address: 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802

Phone: (562) 432-5240

Hours: varies with show



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The Seabird brings straight ahead and contemporary, plus live Latin jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms to Long Beach. Watch for their open mic/jam session nights, where you can strut your vocal stuff or exercise your instrumental chops backed by a live band. This Long Beach jazz spot is adjacent to the local branch of Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles, so you can soak up some soul food before dropping in to the lounge.





The Sky Room

Metro Station: 1st Street, Blue Line

Walking Distance: 4 minutes/0.2 mile

Address: 40 S Locust Ave., Long Beach 90802

Phone: (562) 983-2703

Hours: Dinner: Mon - Thurs: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Fri - Sat: 5:30pm - 11:00pm. Sun 4:30-8:30; Music: Fri and Sat.



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A dinner and dance club perched fifteen stories atop the Breakers Hotel, an art deco masterpiece that towers over the Long Beach shoreline. The Sky Room was the place during Hollywood's golden age, attracting stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Errol Flynn and Cary Grant with its white table cloth dining and panoramic views of Long Beach harbor. Recently renovated, the Sky Room features live jazz and an extensive wine list.




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