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Jazz Birthdays Dec. 30 – Jan. 4

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Dec. 29:

Willie Humphrey (1900-1994),

Snub Mosley (1905-1981),

Stan Tracey (1926),

Jerry Granelli (1940),

Joe Lovano (1952),

Lewis Nash (1958),

Danilo Perez (1966)
Dec. 30:

Jimmy Jones (1918-1982),

Stan Tracey (1926),

Jack Montrose (1928),

Jerry Granelli (1940),

Lewis Nash (1958),

Ron Affif (1965)
Dec. 31:

John Kirby (1908-1952),

Jonah Jones (1909-2000),

Gil Melle (1931)
Jan. 1:

Oscar Celestin (1884-1954),

Al McKibbon (1919),

Milt Jackson (1923-1999),

Sonny Greenwich (1936),

Neville Dickie (1937),

Gianluigi Trovesi (1944),

Susannah McCorkle (1946-2001),

Chris Potter (1971) (pictured)
Jan. 2:

Nick Fatool (1915-2000)
Jan. 3:

Wilbur DeParis (1900-1973),

Preston Jackson (1902-1983),

Herbie Nichols (1919-1963),

John Jenkins (1931),

James Carter (1969),

Christopher Hollyday (1970)
Jan. 4:

Joe Marsala (1907-1978),

Slim Gaillard (1916-1991),

Frank Wess (1922),

John McLaughlin (1942),

Robert Dick (1950)

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