June Barnes, of Vally Jazz Club, dies at 92

JUNE BARNES, 92, on Jan. 16 in Ventura, Calif. Originally from St. Louis, MO, June was a string bass player with a number of bands in Southern California. Had a long-term engagement with the Jazzin’ Babies at Red Vest Pizza in Sylmar and more recently was a regular at Casey’s Tavern in Canoga Park. A member of the Valley Jazz Club, she also played with Chris Kelly, Jelly Roll, Nightblooming Jazzmen, and George Probert’s Old Time Monrovia JB.

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