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Jazz Birthdays July 30-August 5

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), Howard Levy (1951), Stanley Jordan (1959)

Aug. 1: Robert Cray (1953), Otomo Yoshihide (1959)

Aug. 2: Natty Dominique (1896-1982), Big Nick Nicholas (1922-1997), Nana Vasconcelos (1944)

Aug. 3: Lawrence Brown (1907-1988), Charlie Shavers (1917-1971), Eddie Jefferson (1918-1979), Dom Um Romao (1925-2005), Tony Bennett (1926), Ray Draper (1940-1982), Roscoe Mitchell (1940), Greg Osby (1960)

Aug. 4: Bill Coleman (1904-1981), Herb Ellis (1921), Tom Talbert (1924-2005), Sonny Simmons (1933), Bobo Stenson (1944), Jeff Hamilton (1953), Terri Lyne Carrington (1965)

Aug. 5: Lenny Breau (1941-1984), Airto Moreira (1941)

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