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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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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, July 23rd

  • Jack Dupree (Piano) was born in New Orleans, LA, 1909–1992.
  • Richie Kamuca (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1930–1977.
  • Emmett Berry (Trumpet) was born in Macon, GA, 1916–1993.
  • Steve Lacy (Soprano Saxophone) was born in NYC, NY, 1934–2004.
  • Khan Jamal (Vibraphone) was born in Jacksonville, FL in 1946.
  • L. Subramaniam (Violin) was born in Madras, India in 1947.
  • Bill Lee (Bass) was born in 1928.
  • Claude Luter (Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet) was born in Paris, France, 1923–2006.
  • Janis Siegel (Vocals-Lead) was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1952.
  • Loren Schoenberg (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Fair Lawn, NJ in 1958.

On This Day

July 23rd in Jazz History…

  • Sonny Dunham recorded the big band version of "Memories of You" for Bluebird Records back in 1941.