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Jazz Birthdays July 27 – August 2

Jazz birthdays this week include:

July 27:

Charlie Queener (1923),

Charlie Shoemake (1937),

Barbara Thompson (1944),

Jean Toussaint (1960)
July 28:

Ikey Robinson (1904-1990),

Jim Galloway (1936),

Delfeayo Marsalis (1965)
July 29:

Don Redman (1900-1964),

Albert Wynn (1907-1973),

Charlie Christian (1916-1942),

Ellyn Rucker (1937)
July 30:

Hilton Jefferson (1903-1968),

James Spaulding (1937),

David Sanborn (1945),

Hal Smith (1953),

Kevin Mahogany (1958)
July 31:

Hank Jones (1918),

Kenny Burrell (1931) (pictured),

Howard Levy (1951),

Stanley Jordan (1959)
Aug. 2:

Natty Dominique (1896-1982),

Big Nick Nicholas (1922),

Nana Vasconcelos (1944)

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