The event, JALC's second free battle of the season, begins with a musical confrontation between guitarists Don Vappie and James Chirillo at 1 p.m. At 2 p.m., tenor saxophonists Marcus Strickland and Stacy Dillard face off. Trombonists Wycliffe Gordon and Conrad Herwig duel at 3 p.m.
All three battles will be accompanied by the rhythm section of pianist Dan Nimmer, bassist Carlos Henrique, and drummer Ali Jackson.
The event is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 15 minutes before the beginning of each set, but audience members are encouraged to line up early.