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Jazz Birthdays Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

Aug. 30: Kenny Dorham (1924-1972), John Surman (1944), Rodney Jones (1956)

Aug. 31: Gunter Hampel (1937), Herman Riley (1940-2007), Edgar Sampson (1907-1973)

Sept. 1: Art Pepper (1925-1982), Gene Harris (1933-2000)

Sept. 2: Phil Napoleon (1901-1990), Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995), Horace Silver (1928), Clifford Jordan (1931-1993), Walter Davis, Jr. (1932-1990), John Zorn (1953), Steve Masakowski (1954)

Sept. 3: Mickey Roker (1932), Larry Ridley (1937), Roy Brooks (1938-2005), James Dapogny (1940), Peter Bernstein (1967), David Sanchez (1968)

Sept. 4: Meade Lux Lewis (1905-1964), Gerald Wilson (1918), Dave Liebman (1946), Lonnie Plaxico (1960), Biréli Lagrène (1966)

Sept. 5: Albert Mangelsdorff (1928-2005), Richie Powell (1931-1956), Lars Danielsson (1958)

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