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Jazz Birthdays August 27-September 2

Aug. 27: Lester Young (1909-1959), Alice Coltrane (1937), 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: Gunter Hampel (1937), Herman Riley (1940), Edgar Sampson (1907-1973)

Sept. 1: Gene Harris (1933-2000), Wayne Horvitz (1955), Art Pepper (1925-1982), Willie Ruff (1931)

Sept. 2: Walter Davis, Jr. (1932-1990), Clifford Jordan (1931-1993), Horace Silver (1928), Emil Richards (1932), John Zorn (1953)

Sept. 3: Trigger Alpert (1916), Roy Brooks (1938), James Dapogney (1940), Larry Ridley (1937)

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