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Jazz Birthdays Nov. 16-22

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)
Nov. 20: June Christy (1925-1990), Geoff Keezer (1970)
Nov. 21: Charlie Johnson (1891-1959), Coleman Hawkins (1904-1969), Sal Salvador (1925-1999), Peter Warren (1935), Alphonse Mouzon (1948), Rainer Bruninghaus (1949)
Nov. 22: Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981), Horace Henderson (1904-1988), Jimmy Knepper (1927-2003), Ron McClure (1941)

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