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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 17th

  • Tony Scott (Clarinet) was born in Morristown, NJ, 1921–2007.
  • Gene Sedric (Clarinet) was born in St. Louis, MO, 1907–1963.
  • Chuck Rainey (Guitar, Bass) was born in Cleveland, OH in 1940.
  • Sammy Fain (Clavichord, Songwriter (Music & Lyrics)) was born in NYC, NY, 1902–1989.
  • Don Kirkpatrick (Piano) was born in Charlotte, NC, 1905–1956.
  • Sing Miller (Piano) was born in New Orleans, LA, 1914–1990.
  • Sam Wooding (Arranger, Piano) was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1895–1985.
  • Tom Varner (French Horn) was born in Morristown, NJ in 1957.

On This Day

June 17th in Jazz History…

  • Maxine Sullivan with John Kirby's band record "Loch Lomond" for Decca records in 1941.
  • The J.A.T.P. all stars perform their 3rd Carnegie Hall concert in 1946.
  • Maxine Sullivan with John Kirby's band record "Loch Lomond" for Decca records in 1941.