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Jazz Birthdays May 13-19

May 13: Maxine Sullivan (1911-1987), Gil Evans (1912-1988), Red Garland (1923-1984), Ross Tompkins (1938-2006), Ronnie Foster (1950)
May 14: Sidney Bechet (1897-1959), Zutty Singleton (1898-1975), Stu Williamson (1933-1991)
May 15: Edmond Hall (1901-1967), Ellis Larkins (1923-2002), Joe Gordon (1928-1963), Karin Krog (1937)
May 16: Woody Herman (1913-1987), Eddie Bert (1922), Betty Carter (1930-1998), Billy Cobham (pictured) (1944)
May 17: Paul Quinichette (1916-1983), Dewey Redman (1931-2006), David Izenon (1932-1979), Jackie McLean (1932-2006)
May 18: Pops Foster (1892-1969), Big Joe Turner (1911-1985), Kai Winding (1922-1983), Jim McNeely (1949)
May 19: Georgie Auld (1919-1990), Cecil McBee (1935), Sonny Fortune (1939), Richard Teitelbaum (1939), Tom Scott (1948)

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