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Jazz Birthdays, Dec. 1 – 8

Jazz birthdays this week include:
Dec. 1: John Bunch (1921), Jimmy Lyons (1933-1986), Carlos Garnett (1938), Jaco Pastorius (1951-1987)
Dec. 2: Eddie Sauter (1914-1981), Charlie Ventura (1916-1992), Wynton Kelly (1931-1971), Ronnie Mathews (1935)
Dec. 3: Paul Lingle (1902-1962), Herbie Nichols (1919-1963),
Dec. 4: Frank Tiberi (1928), Jim Hall (1930) (pictured left), Dennis Charles (1933), Ernie Carson (1937), Andy Laverne (1947), Cassandra Wilson (1955)
Dec. 5: Marshall Royal (1912-1995), Art Davis (1934), Egberto Gismonti (1947), Enrico Pieranunzi (1949)
Dec. 6: Armand Hug (1910-1977), Dave Brubeck (1920), Bob Cooper (1925-1993), Eddie Gladden (1937), Jay Leonhart (1940), Miroslav Vitous (1947), Harvie S. (1948)
Dec. 7: Teddy Hill (1909-1978), Louis Prima (1911-1978), Matthew Shipp (1960)

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