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Jazz Birthdays: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

Jazz birthdays this week include:
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)
Jan. 28:

Ronnie Scott (1927-1996),

Acker Bilk (1929),

Dick Griffin (1940),

Bob Moses (1948),

Henry Johnson (1954)
Jan. 29:

Ed Shaughnessy (1929),

Derek Bailey (1930),

Ruth Brown (1928),

Jeanne Lee (1939-2000),

Marc Cary (1967)
Jan. 30:

Roy Eldridge (1911-1989),

Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1927-1993),

Buddy Montgomery (1930),

Tubby Hayes (1935-1973),

Ralph Lalama (1951)
Jan. 31:

Isham Jones (1894-1956),

Benny Morton (1907-1985),

Bobby Hackett (1915-1976),

Feb. 1:

James P. Johnson (1894-1955),

Tricky Sam Nanton (1904-1946),

Sadao Watanabe (1933),

Joe Sample (1939),

Joshua Redman (1969)

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