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Jazz Birthdays April 10-16

Jazz birthdays this week include:
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)

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

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

Apr. 15: Bessie Smith (1894-1937), Richard Davis (1930), Herb Pomeroy (1930)

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

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