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Jazz Birthdays June 8 – 14

Jazz birthdays this week include:

June 8:

Bill Watrous (1939)
June 9:

Les Paul (1916),

Kenny Barron (1943),

Mick Goodrick (1945)
June 10:

Dicky Wells (1907-1985),

Gary Thomas (1961),

Charnett Moffett (1967)
June 11:

Hazel Scott (1920-1981),

Bob Gordon (1928-1955),

Shelly Manne (1920-1984),

Jamaaladeen Tacuma (1956)
June 12:

Marcus Belgrave (1936),

Chick Corea (1941) (pictured),

Geri Allen (1957)
June 13:

Doc Cheatham (1905-1997),

Garland Wilson (1909-1954),

Phil Bodner (1919),

Attila Zoller (1927-1998),

Frank Strozier (1937),

Harold Danko (1947)
June 14:

John Simmons (1918-1979),

Marcus Miller (1959)

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