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Jazz Birthdays Nov. 6-12

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Nov. 6: Dick Cathcart (1924-1993), Francy Boland (1929-2005), Bernard Purdie (1939), Arturo Sandoval (1949), Foley McCreary (1963)

Nov. 7: Joe Bushkin (1916-2004), Howard Rumsey (1917), Al Hirt (1922-1999), Alvin Batiste (1932), David S. Ware (1949), Kitty Margolis (1955)

Nov. 8: Chris Connor (1927), James Clay (1935-1994), Bertha Hope (1936), Don Byron (1958), Russell Malone (1963)

Nov. 9: Mezz Mezzrow (1899-1972), Pete Brown (1906-1963), Muggsy Spanier (1906-1967), Jesse Davis (1965)

Nov. 10: Billy May (1916-2004) Paul Bley (1932) Houston Person (1934) Andrew Cyrille (1939) Hubert Laws (1939)

Nov. 11: Gunther Schuller (1925) Mose Allison (1927) Ernestine Anderson (1928) Hannibal Marvin Peterson (1948) Gerry Brown (1951) Kahil El-Zabar (1953) James Morrison (1962)

Nov. 12: Buck Clayton (1911-1991) Charlie Mariano (1923) Sam Jones (1924-1981)

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