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Jazz Birthdays April 29-May 5

April 29: Duke Ellington (1899-1974), Toots Thielemans (1922), Ray Barretto (1929-2006), Claus Ogermann (1930), Andy Simpkins (1932-1999), George Adams (1940-1992)

April 30: Percy Heath (1923-2005), Dick Twardzik (1931-1955), Abdul Wadud (1947)

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