Pete Escovedo and his Latin Jazz Orchestra at the Hollywood & Highland Annual Wine & Jazz Summer Concert. July 1,2014
Pete Escovedo and his Latin Jazz Orchestra at the Hollywood & Highland Annual Wine & Jazz Summer Concert. July 1,2014 ((Photo by Paty Elias/LA.Com))

Hollywood & Highland kicked off their 11th year ever popular ANNUAL WINE & JAZZ SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND FUNDRAISER on July 1st with Jazz great Pete Escovedo,backed by his orchestra and two son's Peter Micheal Escovado and Juan Escovado playing along on percusion and drums each side. Starting off with tunes such as"LA Cuna" and then gettng things rolling with "Esta Noche" which had everyone on their feet dancing and grooving.

Jose Rizzo from the Latin Side MC'd the Wine & Jazz Concert Series that will take place every Tuesday evening in the Central Courtyard (2nd Level) from July 1 – July 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Each of the five weeks features a popular act, closing with legendary Latin jazz artist Poncho Sanchez on July 29th.

The entertainment is FREE. Wine tasting and light appetizers are $10.00. All proceeds from the wine bar will directly benefit Project Angel Food (angelfood.org), a non-profit organization, whose mission is to deliver free and nutritious meals to men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS and other serious illness.

The event is FREE to the public.

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 Peter Michael Escovedo at the Hollywood & Highland Annual Wine & Jazz Summer Concert. July 1,2014
Peter Michael Escovedo at the Hollywood & Highland Annual Wine & Jazz Summer Concert. July 1,2014 ((Photo by Paty Elias/LA.Com))