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Jazz Birthdays for Sept. 23-Sept. 29

Jazz birthdays this week include:
Sept. 23:

Albert Ammons (1907-1949),

John Coltrane (1926-1967) (pictured left),

Frank Foster (1928),

Jimmy Woode (1928),

Ray Charles (1930),

Les McCann (1935),

Norma Winstone (1941),

Jeremy Steig (1943),

Christian Escoude (1947),

Don Grolnick (1947-1996)
Sept. 24:

Herb Jefferies (1916),

Fats Navarro (1923-1950),

John Carter (1929-1991),

Wayne Henderson (1939),

Rebecca Kilgore (1948),

Bill Connors (1949),

Jay Hoggard (1954)
Sept. 25:

Garvin Bushell (1902-1991),

Sam Rivers (1930),

Michael Gibbs (1937),

John Taylor (1942),

Billy Pierce (1948),

Barbara Dennerlein (1964)
Sept. 26:

George Gershwin (1898-1937),

Gary Bartz (1940)
Sept. 27:

Bud Powell (1924-1966),

Red Rodney (1927-1994),

Mike Nock (1940)
Sept. 28:

John Gilmore (1931-1995),

Sirone (1944),

Evan Lurie (1954),

Kenny Kirkland (1955-1998)
Sept. 29:

Rolf Kuhn (1929),

Jean-Luc Ponty (1942),

Dave Kikoski (1961)

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