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Jazz Birthdays Apr. 6 – 12

Jazz birthdays this week include:
Apr. 6:

Dorothy Donegan (1924-1998),

Charlie Rouse (1924-1988),

Randy Weston (1926),

Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996),

Andre Previn (1929),

Art Taylor (1929-1995),

Bill Hardman (1933-1990),

Gene Bertoncini (1937),

John Pizzarelli (1960)
Apr. 7:

Billie Holiday (1915-1959),

Peanuts Hucko (1918),

Mongo Santamaria (1922-2003),

Victor Feldman (1934-1987),

Freddie Hubbard (1938),

Pete LaRoca (1938),

Pat LaBarbara (1944),

Bob Berg (1951)
Apr. 8:

Carmen McRae (1920-1994)
Apr. 9:

Sharkey Bonano (1902-1972),

Reuben Wilson (1933),

Steve Gadd (1945)
Apr. 10:

Walter Bishop, Jr. (1927-1998),

Fraser MacPherson (1928-1993),

Claude Bolling (1930),

Denny Zeitlin (1938),

Joey DeFrancesco (1971)
Apr. 11:

John Levy (1912)
Apr. 12:

Johnny Dodds (1892-1940),

Tommy Turrentine (1928),

Herbie Hancock (1940) (pictured),

Marty Krystall (1951),

Ryan Kisor (1973)

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