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Jazz Birthdays Nov. 20-26

Jazz bithdays this week include:

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)

Nov. 23: Ruth Etting (1897-1978), Tyree Glenn (1912-1974), Ray Drummond (1946)

Nov. 24: Scott Joplin (1868-1917), Teddy Wilson (1912-1986), Wild Bill Davis (1918-1995), Serge Chaloff (1923-1957), Al Cohn (1925-1988)

Nov. 25: Willie “The Lion” Smith (1897-1973), Willie Smith (1910-1967), Paul Desmond (1924-1977), Dick Wellstood (1927-1987), Etta Jones (1928-2001), Rusty Bryant (1929-1991), Nat Adderley (1931-2000)

Nov. 26: Mark Dresser (1952)

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