Jazz Birthdays Aug. 4 – 10

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Aug. 4:

Louis Armstrong (1901-1971),

Bill Coleman (1904-1981),

Herb Ellis (1921) (pictured),

Tom Talbert (1924),

Sonny Simmons (1933),

Bobo Stenson (1944),

Jeff Hamilton (1953),

Terri Lyne Carrington (1965)
Aug. 5:

Lenny Breau (1941-1984),

Airto Moreira (1941)
Aug. 6:

Luis Russell (1902-1963),

Vic Dickenson (1906-1984),

Buddy Collette (1921),

Abbey Lincoln (1930),

Dorothy Ashby (1932-1986),

Joe Diorio (1936),

Byard Lancaster (1942),

Charlie Haden (1937),

Ravi Coltrane (1961)
Aug. 7:

Luckey Roberts (1887-1968),

George Van Eps (1913-1998),

Idrees Sulieman (1923-2002),

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1936-1977),

Howard Johnson (1941),

Marcus Roberts (1963)
Aug. 8:

Lucky Millinder (1900-1966),

Benny Carter (1907),

Jimmy Witherspoon (1923-1997),

Urbie Green (1926)
Aug. 9:

Jack DeJohnette (1942)
Aug. 10:

Claude Thornhill (1909-1965),

Arnett Cobb (1918-1989),

Chuck Israels (1936),

Michael Mantler (1943)