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Jazz at Tio Leo's

Holly Hofmann's new 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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Camarada- 2022-2023 Season

Jazz 88.3 has partnered again with Camarada. Join Camarada for an evening that explores the wide range of tango from the 1900’s all the way to an exciting world premiere of Tango Bajo el Agua by Andrés Martín. "The Essence of Tango" will be performed on Saturday, February 4th at 7:30PM at the Conrad (7600 Fay Ave.) in La Jolla.

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Today's Birthdays

Born on this day, February 4th

  • John Stubblefield (Tenor Saxophone) was born in Little Rock, AK, 1945–2005.
  • Manny Klein (Trumpet) was born in New York City, 1908–1994.
  • Jutta Hipp (Piano) was born in Leipzig, Germany, 1925–2003.
  • Wade Legge (Piano) was born in Hunington, WV, 1934–1963.
  • Wally Cirillo (Piano) was born in Huntington, NY, 1927–1977.
  • Tony Fruscella (Trumpet) was born in Orangeburg, NY, 1927–1969.

On This Day

February 4th in Jazz History…

  • Glenn Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra record Larry Clinton's "Study in Brown" in 1937 for Decca records.
  • Charles Mingus records "Blues n' Roots" for Atlantic records in 1959.
  • In 1950 the Stan Kenton orchestra records "Trajectories" in Hollywood.
  • Count Basie recorded "Jive at Five", "Thursday", "Oh Lady Be Good" and "Evil Blues" in 1939 for Decca.
  • Miles Davis began recording the classic "Milestones" for Columbia records in 1958.
  • Benny Goodman recorded "After You've Gone", "Slipped Disc", "Oomph Fah Fah" and "She's Funny That Way" on Columbia records in 1945.
  • Singer Louis Jordan died on this day in 1975 in Los Angeles at the age 67.