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The Four Freshmen at the Handlery

There will be a change of venue for the last Jazz Live of this season. The July 16th presentation of The Four Freshmen will be moved to The Handlery Hotel under the stars in their backyard garden. If you are an existing Jazz Live subscriber for this season (February-July 2024) you are guaranteed your 2 tickets. Please e-mail Chuck ( for any additional information or questions you may have and ask him about any add-ons that you may be interested in. If you are NOT A CURRENT JAZZ LIVE SUBSCRIBER please read below. 

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Jazz at Tio Leo's

Holly Hofmann's 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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July 13th in Jazz History…

  • The Stan Kenton orchestra recorded "Artistry in Percussion" in Hollywood in 1946.
  • On a sad note, one of the great saxophonists, composers, arrangers and bandleaders Benny Carter died on this day in 2003 in Los Angeles. He was 95.
  • And, Artie Shaw recorded "Scuttlebutt" for Bluebird Records in 1945.