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Jazz Birthdays April 6-12

April 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)

April 7: Billie Holiday (pictured, 1915-1959), Peanuts Hucko (1918-2003), Mongo Santamaria (1922-2003), Victor Feldman (1934-1987), Freddie Hubbard (1938), Pete La Roca (1938), Pat LaBarbara (1944), Bob Berg (1951-2002)

April 8: Carmen McRae (1920-1994)
April 9: Sharkey Bonano (1902-1972), Reuben Wilson (1935), Steve Gadd (1945)
April 10: Walter Bishop, Jr. (1927-1998), Fraser MacPherson (1928-1993), Claude Bolling (1930), Denny Zeitlin (1938), Joey DeFrancesco (1971)
April 11: John Levy (1912)
April 12: Johnny Dodds (1892-1940), Tommy Turrentine (1928-1997), Herbie Hancock (1940), Marty Krystall (1951), Ryan Kisor (1973)

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