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Jazz Birthdays Jan. 5 – Jan. 11

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Jan. 5:

Wild Bill Davison (1906-1989),

Oscar Klein (1930),

Dizzy Reece (1931),

Cees See (1934),

Kenny Davern (1935),

Louis Stewart (1944),

Myra Melford (1957)
Jan. 6:

Bobby Stark (1906-1945),

Barry Altschul (1943),

Rocky Knauer (1951)
Jan. 7:

Henry Red Allen (1908-1967),

Chano Pozo (1915-1948),

Dave Schildkraut (1925),

Sam Woodyard (1925-1988),

Kenny Davern (1935)
Jan. 8:

Wendell Culley (1906)
Jan. 9:

Kenny Clarke (1914-1985),

Betty Roche (1920),

Roger Guerin (1926),

Bucky Pizzarelli (1926),

Carson Smith (1931),

Jean-Louis Rassinfosse (1952)
Jan. 10:

Max Roach (1925) (pictured),

Allen Eager (1927),

Waymon Reed (1940-1983),

Mike Stern (1953)
Jan. 11:

Wilbur deParis (1900-1973),

Tab Smith (1909-1971),

Osie Johnson (1923-1966),

Egil Johansen (1934),

Ed Schuller (1955),

Simon Nabatov (1959)

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