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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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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, June 20th

  • Dave Lambert (Vocals-Lead) was born in Boston, MA, 1917–1966.
  • Jerry Jerome (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Brooklyn, NY, 1912–2001.
  • Joe Thomas (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Muskogee, OK, 1909–1986.
  • Bertie King (Saxophone, Clarinet) was born , 1912–1980.
  • Joe Thomas (Clarinet) was born in Uniontown, PA, 1909–1986.
  • Billy Drummond (Drums and Percussion) was born in Newport News, VA in 1959.
  • Ernest Ranglin (Guitar) was born in Robin's Hall, Jamaica in 1932.
  • Guy Lombardo (Arranger, Band Leader) was born in London, Canada, 1902–1977.
  • John Hollenbeck (Drums and Percussion, Composer) was born in Binghamton, NY in 1968.
  • John Stein (Guitar) was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1949.

On This Day

June 20th in Jazz History…

  • Charlie Barnet records "Rockin' in Rhythm" in 1940 for Bluebird records.