04/12/09

Jazz Birthdays April 12-18

April 12: Johnny Dodds (1892-1940), Tommy Turrentine (1928-1997), Herbie Hancock (1940), Marty Krystall (1951), Ryan Kisor (1973)

April 13: Bud Freeman (1906-1991), Teddy Charles (1928)

April 14: Shorty Rogers (1924-1994), Gene Ammons (1925-1974), Eliot Zigmund (1945)

April 15: Bessie Smith (1894-1937), Richard Davis (1930), Herb Pomeroy (1930-2007)

April 16: Bennie Green (1923-1977), Herbie Mann (1930-2003), Ulf Wakenius (1958), Junko Onishi (1967)

April 17: Johnny St. Cyr (1890-1966), Paul Smith (1922), Chris Barber (1930), Sam Noto (1930), Warren Chiasson (1934), Han Bennink (1942), Buster Williams (1942), Jan Hammer (1948)

April 18: Tony Mottola (1918-2004), Leo Parker (1925-1962), Ken Colyer (1928-1988), Hal Galper (1938), Danny Gottlieb (1953), Andy Narell (1954)

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