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Jazz Birthdays, May 9 – 15

Jazz birthdays this week include:
May 9:

George T. Simon (1912-2001),

Tania Maria (1948),

Dennis Chambers (1959)

May 10:

Mel Lewis (1929-1990),

Ahmed Abdullah (1947),

Lorne Lofsky (1954),

Philip Harper (1965)
May 11:

King Oliver (1885-1938),

J.C. Higginbotham (1906-1973),

Freddie Roach (1931),

Carla Bley (1938),

Julian Joseph (1966)
May 12:

Marshall Royal (1912-1995),

Gerald Wiggins (1922),

Gary Peacock (1935) (pictured),

Klaus Doldinger (1936)
May 13:

Maxine Sullivan (1911-1987),

Gil Evans (1912-1988),

Red Garland (1923-1984),

Ross Tompkins (1938),

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)

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