10/04/09

Jazz Birthdays October 4-10

Oct. 4: Stan Hasselgard (1922-1948), Horace Tapscott (1934-1999), Leon Thomas (1937-1999), Steve Swallow (1940), Eddie Gomez (1944), Robert Hurst (1964)

Oct. 5: Jimmy Blanton (1918-1942), Bill Dixon (1925), Joe Cusatis (1931), Clifton Anderson (1957)

Oct. 6: Sammy Price (1908-1992), Norman Simmons (1929)

Oct. 7: Jo Jones (1911-1985), Larry Young (1940-1978)

Oct. 8: J.C. Heard (1917-1988), Hal Singer (1919), Pepper Adams (1930-1986)

Oct. 9: Mezz Mezzrow (1899-1972), Elmer Snowden (1900-1973), Lee Wiley (1915-1975), Yusef Lateef (1920), Abdullah Ibrahim (1934), Chucho Valdes (1941), Dave Samuels (1948), Kenny Garrett (1960)

Oct. 10: Harry “Sweets” Edison (1915-1999), Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), Roy Kral (1921-2002), Monk Montgomery (1921-1982), Oscar Brown, Jr. (1926-2005), Junior Mance (1928), Ed Blackwell (1929-1992), Cecil Bridgewater (1942), Johnny O'Neal (1956)

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