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Jazz Birthdays Dec. 15 – 21

Jazz birthdays this week include:
Dec. 15: John Hammond (1910-1987), Stan Kenton (1911-1979), Gene Quill (1927-1989), Barry Harris (1929) (pictured), Curtis Fuller (1934), Dannie Richmond (1935-1988), Eddie Palmieri (1936)
Dec. 16: Andy Razaf (1895), Turk Murphy (1916), Johnny Hammond Smith (1933-1997), Joe Farrell (1937-1986), John Abercrombie (1944), Rene McLean (1946), Robben Ford (1951)
Dec. 17: Sy Oliver (1910-1988), Walter Booker (1933)

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