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Jazz Birthdays Feb. 15-21

Feb. 15: Taft Jordan (1915-1981), Kirk Lightsey (1937), Nathan Davis (1937), Marty Morell (1944), Henry Threadgill (1944)
Feb. 16: Machito (1912-1984), Bill Doggett (1916-1996), Pete Christlieb (1945), Michel Herr (1949), Jeff Clayton (1955)
Feb. 17: Buddy DeFranco (1923), John Coates Jr. (1938), Fred Frith (1949)
Feb. 18: Emile Barnes (1892-1970), Harold Land (1928-2001)
Feb. 19: Johnny Dunn (1897-1937), Stan Kenton (1912-1979), David Murray (1955)
Feb. 20: Bobby Jaspar (1926-1963), Nancy Wilson (1937), Lew Soloff (1944), Anthony Davis (1951), Riccardo Del Fra (1956), Iain Ballamy (1964)
Feb. 21: Al Sears (1910-1990), Tadd Dameron (1917-1965), Eddie Higgins (1932), Nina Simone (1933-2003), Herb Robertson (1951), Warren Vaché Jr. (1951), Chris Hunter (1957)

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