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Jazz Birthdays Mar. 31 – Apr. 6

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Mar. 31:

Lizzie Miles (1895-1963),

Red Norvo (1908-1999),

Freddie Green (1911-1987),

Herb Alpert (1935)

Apr. 1:

Alberta Hunter (1895-1984),

Harry Carney (1910-1974),

John LaPorta (1920),

Duke Jordan (1922)
Apr. 2:

Booker Little (1938-1961),

Larry Coryell (1943) (pictured left),

Sal Nistico (1948-1991),

Dick Oatts (1953)
Apr. 3:

Bubber Miley (1903-1932),

Scott LaFaro (1936-1961),

Jimmy McGriff (1936),

Harold Vick (1936-1987),

Eric Kloss (1949)
Apr. 4:

Gene Ramey (1913-1984),

Sal Mosca (1927),

Buster Cooper (1929),

Jake Hanna (1931),

Hugh Masekela (1939),

Michel Camilo (1954),

Benny Green (1963)
Apr. 5:

Stan Levey (1926),

Stanley Turrentine (1934-2000),

Evan Parker (1944)
Apr. 6:

Dorothy Donegan (1924-1998),

Charlie Rouse (1924-1988),

Randy Weston (1926),

Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996),

Andre Previn (1929),

Art Taylor (1929-1995),

Bill Hardman (1933-1990),

Gene Bertoncini (1937),

John Pizzarelli (1960)

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