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Jazz in the Courtyard 2024

Bring your friends and family!! Award winning blues musician Nathan James has built an international fan base with his masterful guitar playing and soulful vocals. He’ll be backed by The Rhythm Scratchers, his tight-knit trio. Featuring Stephen Hodges on drums, (Tom Waits, Mavis Staples, T-Bone Burnett), and Troy Sandow on bass and harmonica.


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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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Born on this day, July 19th


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July 19th in Jazz History…

  • The Charlie Barnet band recorded "The Pomton Turnpike" for Bluebird Records in 1940.
  • Bud Freeman & His Summa Cum Laude Orchestra recorded "The Eel" in 1939.
  • Also, Louis Armstrong recorded "Ain't Misbehavin" for Okeh Records in 1929.
  • And, Artie Shaw recorded "The Naid with the Flaccid Air" and "St.James Infirmary" on Bluebird Records in 1945.