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Jazz Birthdays March 23 – 29

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Mar. 23:

Johnny Guarnieri (1917-1985),

Dave Frishberg (1933),

Dave Pike (1938),

Gerry Hemingway (1955)
Mar. 24:

Steve Kuhn (1938),

Paul McCandless (1947),

Hank Roberts (1955),

Renee Rosnes (1962),

Dave Douglas (1963)
Mar. 25:

Sweet Emma Barrett (1897-1983),

Pete Johnson (1904-1967),

Paul Motian (1931),

Cecil Taylor (1933) (pictured),

Bobby Militello (1950),

Makoto Ozone (1961)
Mar. 26:

Flip Phillips (1915-2001),

Andy Hamilton (1918),

Jimmy Blanton (1921-1942),

Brew Moore (1924-1973),

Lew Tabackin (1940)
Mar. 27:

Pee Wee Russell (1906-1969),

Ben Webster (1909-1973),

Sarah Vaughan (1924-1990),

Harold Ashby (1925)
Mar. 28:

Paul Whiteman (1890-1967),

Thad Jones (1923-1986) ,

Tete Montoliu (1933-1997),

Meredith D’Ambrosio (1941)
Mar. 29:

Pearl Bailey (1918-1990),

Michael Brecker (1949),

Ruby Tanglewood (1978)

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