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Jazz Birthdays, March 9-16

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Mar. 10:

Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931)

David Friedman (1944)

Mino Cinelu (1957)
Mar. 11:

Miff Mole (1898-1961)

Mercer Ellington (1919-1996)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Leroy Jenkins (1932)

Bobby McFerrin (1950)

Judy Niemack (1954)
Mar. 12:

Freddy Johnson (1904-1961)

Sir Charles Thompson (1918)

Willie Maiden (1928-1976)

Al Jarreau (1940) (pictured left)
Mar. 13:

Bob Haggart (1914-1998)

Dick Katz (1924)

Roy Haynes (1926)

Blue Mitchell (1930-1979)

Terence Blanchard (1962)

Mar. 14:

Les Brown (1912-2001)

Mark Murphy (1932)

Quincy Jones (1933)

Shirley Scott (1934)

David Darling (1941)
Mar. 15:

Jimmy McPartland (1907-1991)

Harry James (1916-1983)

Bob Wilber (1928)

Charles Lloyd (1938)

Joachim Kuhn (1944)
Mar. 16:

Ruby Braff (1927)

Tommy Flanagan (1930-2001)

Kei Akagi (1953)

John Lindberg (1959)

Gary Meek (1961)

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