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Jazz at Tio Leo's

Holly Hofmann's new jazz series continues this month at Tio Leo's Restaurant and Lounge at 5302 Napa St. at Morena Blvd. Jazz at Tio Leo's is happening every Sunday evening from 5-7pm and features Southern California's finest jazz musicians in a quiet, spacious setting with full bar and Mexican cuisine. There is also plenty of free parking. See this month's schedule below:

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Camarada- 2022-2023 Season

Jazz 88.3 has partnered again with Camarada. Join Camarada for an evening that explores the wide range of tango from the 1900’s all the way to an exciting world premiere of Tango Bajo el Agua by Andrés Martín. "The Essence of Tango" will be performed on Saturday, February 4th at 7:30PM at the Conrad (7600 Fay Ave.) in La Jolla.

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, February 9th

  • Joe Dodge (Drums and Percussion) was born in Monroe, WI, 1922–2004.
  • Walter Page (Bass) was born in Gallatin, MO, 1900–1957.
  • Peanuts Holland (Trumpet) was born in Norfolk, VA, 1910–1979.
  • Barbara Donald (Trumpet) was born in Minneapolis, MN, 1942–2013.
  • Bill Evans (Saxophone) was born in Clarendon Hills, IL in 1958.
  • Steve Wilson (Alto Saxophone) was born in Hampton, VA in 1961.

On This Day

February 9th in Jazz History…

  • Ray Noble's American band cuts its first record in New York City in 1935.
  • Sonny Stitt records "The Hard Swing" in 1959 for Verve Records.
  • Bill Evans records "‘Round Midnight" in New York City in 1963.