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Jazz Birthdays June 20 – 26

Jazz Birthdays this week include:
June 20:

Doc Evans (1907-1977)

Thomas Jefferson (1920)

Eric Dolphy (1928-1964)

Stu Martin (1938)
June 21:

Jamil Nasser (1932)

Lalo Schifrin (1932)

Christy Doran (1949)

Rob Schneiderman (1957)
June 22:

Ben Pollack (1903-1971)

Irving “Mouse” Randolph (1909)

Ray Mantilla (1934)

Hermeto Pascoal (1936)
June 23:

Milt Hinton (1910-2000),

Eddie Miller (1911-1991),

Helen Humes (1913-1981),

George Russell (1923),

Sahib Shihab (1925-1989),

Anthony Jackson (1952),

Donald Harrison (1960)
June 24:

Cootie Williams (1910-1985),

Manny Albam (1922-2001),

George Gruntz (1932),

Frank Lowe (1943),

Marvin “Smitty” Smith (1961)
June 25:

Johnny Smith (1922),

Bill Russo (1928),

Joe Chambers (1942)
June 26:

Don Lanphere (1928-2003) (pictured),

Dave Grusin (1934),

Reggie Workman (1937),

Joey Baron (1955)

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