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Jazz Birthdays Jan. 21-27

Jan. 21: Rudi Blesh (1899-1985), Steve Gilmore (1943), David Moss (1949), Jason Moran (1975)

Jan. 22: Juan Tizol (1900-1984), Andre Hodeir (1921), J.J. Johnson (1924-2001), Alan Silva (1939), Eberhard Weber (1940), Michal Urbaniak (1943)

Jan. 23: Benny Waters (1902-1998), Django Reinhardt (1910-1953), Marty Paich (1925-1995), Curtis Counce (1926-1963), Gary Burton (1943)

Jan. 24: Jimmy Forrest (1920-1980), Joe Albany (1924-1988), Julius Hemphill (1938), Bob Degen (1944)

Jan. 25: Wellman Braud (1891-1966), Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994), Benny Golson (1929), D.D. Jackson (1967)

Jan. 26: Stephane Grappelli (1908-1997), Page Cavanaugh (1922), Aki Takase (1948), Steve Dobrogosz (1956)

Jan. 27: Hot Lips Page (1908-1954), Bobby Hutcherson (1941), Bob Mintzer (1953), Pheeroan akLaff (1955)

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