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Jazz Birthdays August 17 – 23

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Aug. 17:

Ike Quebec (1918-1963),

George Duvivier (1920-1985),

Derek Smith (1931),

Duke Pearson (1932-1980),

Perry Robinson (1938),

Everette Harp (1961)
Aug. 18:

Don Lamond (1920),

Adam Makowicz (1940)
Aug. 19:

Eddie Durham (1906-1987),

Jimmy Rowles (1918-1996),

Ginger Baker (1939),

Ron Eschete (1948),

Tim Hagans (1954),

Marc Ducret (1957)
Aug. 20:

Frank Rosolino (1926-1978),

Jimmy Raney (1927-1995),

Frank Capp (1931),

Milford Graves (1941),

Enrico Rava (1943),

Jiggs Whigham (1943),

Terry Clarke (1944),

John Clayton (1952)
Aug. 21:

Count Basie (1904-1984) (pictured),

Art Farmer (1928-1999),

Tom Coster (1941),

Marlon Jordan (1970)
Aug. 22:

Lex Humphries (1936),

Vernon Reid (1958)
Aug. 23:

John Lindsay (1894-1950),

Martial Solal (1927),

Terje Rypdal (1947),

Bobby Watson (1953),

Bob Malach (1954)

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