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Jazz Birthdays July 20-26

July 20: Ernie Wilkins (1922-1999), Charles Tyler (1941-1992)
July 21: Helen Merrill (1930), Sonny Clark (1931-1963), Plas Johnson (1931), Franklin Kiermyer (1956)
July 22: Al Haig (1924-1982), Bill Perkins (1924-2003), Junior Cook (1934-1992), Don Patterson (1936-1992), Al Di Meola (1954), Joshua Breakstone (1955)
July 23: Emmett Berry (1915-1933), Richie Kamuca (1930-1977), Steve Lacy (1934-2004), L. Subramanian (1947)
July 24: Billy Taylor (1921), Mike Mainieri (1938), Charles McPherson (1939), Jon Faddis (1953)
July 25: Johnny Hodges (1907-1970), Annie Ross (1930), Don Ellis (1934-1978)
July 26: Erskine Hawkins (1914-1993), Louie Bellson (1924), Charlie Persip (1929), Joanne Brackeen (1938)

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