03/15/09

Jazz Birthdays March 15-21

March 15: Jimmy McPartland (1907-1991), Harry James (1916-1983), Bob Wilber (1928), Charles Lloyd (1938), Joachim Kuhn (1944)

March 16: Ruby Braff (1927-2003), Tommy Flanagan (1930-2001), Kei Akagi (1953), John Lindberg (1959), Gary Meek (1961)


March 17: Nat “King” Cole (pictured, 1917-1965), Paul Horn (1930), Grover Mitchell (1930-2003), Jessica Williams (1948)


March 18: Jean Goldkette (1899-1962), Al Hall (1915-1988), Bill Frisell (1951), Andy Narell (1954), Courtney Pine (1964)


March 19: Buster Harding (1917-1965), Curley Russell (1917-1986), Lennie Tristano (1919-1978), Lem Winchester (1928-1961), Bill Henderson (1930), Mike Longo (1939), David Schnitter (1948), Eliane Elias (1960)


March 20: Marian McPartland (1918), Harold Mabern (1936), Jon Christensen (1943)


March 21: Sir Charles Thompson (1918), Amina Claudine Myers (1942), Tiger Okoshi (1950)

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