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Jazz Birthdays Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Aug. 26: Jimmy Rushing (1902-1972),

Peter Appleyard (1928),

Branford Marsalis (1960),
Aug. 27:

Lester Young (1909-1959),

Alice Coltrane (1937) (pictured left),

Malachi Favors (1937),

Sonny Sharrock (1940-1994),
Aug. 28:

Hal Russell (1926-1992),

Kenny Drew (1928-1993),

John Marshall (1941),

Larry Goldings (1968),
Aug. 29:

Jack Teagarden (1905-1964),

Charlie Parker (1920-1955),

Dinah Washington (1924-1963),

Bennie Maupin (1946),

Doug Raney (1956)
Aug. 30:

Kenny Dorham (1924-1972)

John Surman (1944)

Rodney Jones (1956)
Aug. 31:

Edgar Sampson (1907-1973),

Gunter Hampel (1937),

Wilton Felder (1940),

Paul Winter (1939)

Sept. 1:

Art Pepper (1925-1982),

Gene Harris (1933-2000)

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