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Jazz Birthdays Feb. 20-26

Jazz birthdays this week include:
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 Vache, Jr. (1951), Chris Hunter (1957)
Feb. 22: Jim Europe (1881-1919), Rex Stewart (1907-1967), Buddy Tate (1915-2001), Joe Wilder (1922), Joe LaBarbera (1948)

Feb. 23: Hall Overton (1920-1972), Johnny Carisi (1922)

Feb. 24: Michel Legrand (1932), David “Fathead” Newman (1933) (pictured), Bob Magnusson (1947)

Feb. 25: Ida Cox (1896-1967), Tiny Parham (1900-1943)

Feb. 26: Flip Phillips (1915-2001), James Moody (1925), Dave Pell (1925), Lennart Aberg (1942), Yosuke Yamashita (1942), Mike Richmond (1947)

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