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L.A. Jazz Society to Honor Jack Sheldon

The Los Angeles Jazz Society will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a Jazz Tribute Awards Dinner and Concert on Nov. 6. In addition to celebrating their anniversary, the evening will also honor trumpeter Jack Sheldon as the group’s 2005 Tribute Honoree.

The tribute will be hosted by film historian and jazz aficionado Leonard Maltin, while Honorary Tribute Chair Merv Griffin will present Sheldon with his award. Sheldon and Griffin worked together for 18 years on the talk show The Merv Griffin Show.

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