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Jazz Birthdays, June 30 – July 6

Jazz birthdays this week include:

June 30:

Lena Horne (1917),

Wallace Davenport (1925),

Andrew Hill (1937) (pictured),

Jasper van’t Hof (1947),

Stanley Clarke (1951)

July 1:

Earle Warren (1914-1995),

Rashied Ali (1935)
July 2:

Herbie Harper (1920),

Richard Wyands (1928),

Ahmad Jamal (1930),

Michael Abene (1942),

Teodross Avery (1973)
July 3:

Johnny Hartman (1923-1983),

Johnny Coles (1926-1996),

Pete Fountain (1930),

John Klemmer (1946),

John Blake (1947)
July 4:

Louis Armstrong (1901-1971),

Fred Wesley (1944),

Butch Miles (1944)
July 5:

Arthur Blythe (1940)
July 6:

Frank Rehak (1926-1987),

Phyllis Hyman (1941-1995)

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