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Jazz Birthdays Nov. 13-19

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Nov. 13: Bennie Moten (1894-1935) Blue Lu Barker (1913-1998) Hampton Hawes (1928-1977) Idris Muhammad (1939) Janet Lawson (1940) Tony Lakatos (1958)

Nov. 14: Art Hodes (1904-1993) Clancy Hayes (1908-1972) Billy Bauer (1915) Ellis Marsalis (1934), George Cables (1944)

Nov. 15: Gus Johnson (1913-2000) Jerome Richardson (1920-2000) Neil Swainson (1955) Kevin Eubanks (1957)

Nov. 16: W.C. Handy (1873-1958) Eddie Condon (1905-1973)

Nov. 17: George Masso (1926), David Amram (1930), Roswell Rudd (1935)

Nov. 18: Johnny Mercer (1909-1976), Claude Williamson (1926), Sheila Jordan (1928), Don Cherry (1936-1995), Bennie Wallace (1946), Cindy Blackman (1959)

Nov. 19: Tommy Dorsey (1905-1956), Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967), Bill Allred (1936), Kenny Werner (1951), Vincent Herring (1964)

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