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Jazz Birthdays, Feb. 10-16

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Feb. 10:

Chick Webb (1909-1939),

Sir Roland Hanna (1932),

Walter Perkins (1932),

Rufus Reid (1944),

Lawrence “Butch” Morris (1947)
February 11:

Claude Jones (1901-1962),

Sergio Mendes (1941),

Martin Drew (1944),

Didier Lockwood (1956)
February 12:

Paul Bascomb (1912-1986),

Mel Powell (1923-1998)
February 13:

Wingy Manone (1900-1982),

Wardell Gray (1921-1955),

Buck Hill (1927)

February 14:

Elliot Lawrence (1925),

Rob McConnell (1935),

Maceo Parker (1943),

Bill Laswell (1950)
February 15:

Taft Jordan (1915-1981),

Kirk Lightsey (1937),

Nathan Davis (1937),

Marty Morell (1944),

Henry Threadgill (1944) (pictured left)
February 16:

Machito (1912-1984),

Bill Doggett (1916-1996),

Pete Christlieb (1945),

Michel Herr (1949),

Jeff Clayton (1955)

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