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Jazz Birthdays Feb. 22 – 28

Jazz birthdays this week include:

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)
Feb. 27:

Freddie Keppard (1890-1933),

Mildred Bailey (1907-1951),

Abe Most (1920-2002),

Dexter Gordon (1923-1990),

Joey Calderazzo (1965)
Feb. 28:

Louis Metcalf (1905-1981),

Svend Asmussen (1916),

Marty Grosz (1930),

Willie Bobo (1934-1983),

Charles Gayle (1939),

Pierre Dorge (1946)

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