The Los Angeles Jazz Society 30th Anniv. Jazz Tribute Awards | Oct. 27th, 2013

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Los Angeles Jazz Society 30th Anniversary Jazz Tribute Awards Oct. 27

will be a family affair when the Los Angeles Jazz Society pays tribute
to Latin jazz artists Sheila E., her father, Pete, and brothers Juan and
Peter Michael Escovedo at the Society’s 30th Anniversary Jazz Tribute
Awards Dinner and Concert
at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City on
Sunday, Oct. 27. The dynamic musical family has been selected as the
Society’s 2013 Jazz Honoree. Famed jazz and classical music flutist and
saxophonist Hubert Laws (pictured) will be presented with the L. A. Jazz Society’s
Lifetime Achievement Award.

                             Sheila E.

The Jazz Tribute Awards Dinner and
Concert is a prestigious annual event that brings together jazz artists
and jazz lovers in a celebration of the music and musicians who have
made it their life’s passion. Previous Jazz Tribute Honorees include
Arturo Sandoval, Poncho Sanchez, George Duke, Quincy Jones, Johnny
Mandel, Jack Sheldon, Horace Silver, Buddy Collete, and Louie Bellson.
Red Norvo, Frank Capp, Buddy Childers, Martha Gibbs, Bud Shank, and Bud
Shank have been among the jazz artists who have been honored with the
Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Film critic, historian and
jazz aficionado, Leonard Maltin will again serve as host/emcee of the
Jazz Tribute Awards Dinner and Concert. Hugh Hefner is the Honorary 30th
Anniversary Tribute Chair and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is the
Honorary Dinner Chair. Festivities will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Jazz Tribute Awards Dinner and Concert is the primary fundraiser for the
nonprofit Los Angeles Jazz Society’s highly respected jazz education
programs that benefit thousands of students in the Los Angeles Unified
School District annually. This year’s Jazz Educator Award will recognize
the talents of the leaders of the Jazz in Schools Program Ernie Fields,
Jr., Charles Owens, and Maestro Delbert Taylor. The Society will
present its Shelly Manne Memorial New Talent Award to 14 year-old
drummer sensation, Alex Smith.

Music will dominate the evening
with performances by Sheila E., Pete Escovedo, Peter Michael Escovedo,
Juan Escovedo and the Band, the Hubert Laws Trio, Alex Smith Trio, and
Charlie Owens, Maestro Delbert Taylor and Combo.

Dinner and
concert tickets are $200, $250. Concert only tickets are $75. For
information about sponsorship opportunities or to reserve tickets, call
the Los Angeles Jazz Society at (818) 994- 4661 or email To learn more about the Los Angeles Jazz Society and
its education programs visit the website at

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