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Jazz Birthdays Oct. 2-8

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Oct. 2: Wally Rose (1913-1997), Phil Urso (1925), Howard Roberts (1929-1992), Django Bates (1960)

Oct. 3: Von Freeman (1922), George Wein (1925), Ronnie Laws (1950), Niels Lan Doky (1963)

Oct. 4: Stan Hasselgard (1922-1948), Horace Tapscott (1934-1999), Leon Thomas (1937-1999), Steve Swallow (1940), Eddie Gomez (1944), Robert Hurst (1964)

Oct. 5: Jimmy Blanton (1918-1942), Bill Dixon (1925), Joe Cusatis (1931), Clifton Anderson (1957)

Oct. 6: Sammy Price (1908-1992), Norman Simmons (1929)

Oct. 7: Jo Jones (1911-1985), Larry Young (1940-1978)

Oct. 8: J.C. Heard (1917-1988), Hal Singer (1919), Pepper Adams (1930-1986)

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