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Jazz Birthdays for Sept. 16-22

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Sept. 16: Joe Venuti (1903-1978),

Jon Hendricks (1921),

Charlie Byrd (1925-1999),

Jack McDuff (1926-2001),

Hamiet Bluiett (1942),

Earl Klugh (1954)
Sept. 17:

Curtis Peagler (1929-1992),

Perry Robinson (1938),

David Williams (1946)
Sept. 18:

Steve Marcus (1939),

Emily Remler (1957-1990)
Sept. 19:

Louie Austin (1887-1972),

Helen Ward (1916-1997),

Muhal Richard Abrams (1930),

Lol Coxhill (1932),

Candy Dulfer (1969)
Sept. 20:

John Dankworth (1927),

Red Mitchell (1927-1992),

Joe Temperley (1929),

Steve McCall (1933-1989),

Eric Gale (1938-1994),

Jim Cullum, Jr. (1941),

Billy Bang (1947),

Steve Coleman (1956)
Sept. 21:

Slam Stewart (1914-1987),

Tommy Potter (1915-1988),

Chico Hamilton (1921) (pictured left),

Sunny Murray (1937),

Jerry Hahn (1940)
Sept. 22:

Ray Wetzel (1924-1951),

Marlena Shaw (1942)

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