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Jazz Birthdays, March 17-23

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Mar. 17:

Nat King Cole (1917-1965),

Paul Horn (1930),

Grover Mitchell (1930),

Jessica Williams (1948)
Mar. 18:

Jean Goldkette (1899-1962),

Al Hall (1915-1988),

Bill Frisell (1951) (pictured left),

Andy Narell (1954),

Courtney Pine (1964)
Mar. 19:

Buster Harding (1917-1965),

Curley Russell (1917),

Lennie Tristano (1919-1978),

Lem Winchester (1928-1961),

Bill Henderson (1930),

Mike Longo (1939),

David Schnitter (1948),

Eliane Elias (1960)
Mar. 20:

Marian McPartland (1920),

Harold Mabern (1936),

Jon Christensen (1943)
Mar. 21:

Sir Charles Thompson (1918),

Amina Claudine Myers (1942),

Tiger Okoshi (1950)
Mar. 22:

Mike Westbrook (1936),

Hugo Rasmussen (1941),

George Benson (1943),

Bob Mover (1952),

Jan Lundgren (1966)
Mar. 23:

Johnny Guarnieri (1917-1985),

Dave Frishberg (1933),

Dave Pike (1938),

Gerry Hemingway (1955)

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