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Jazz Birthdays Oct. 21-27

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Oct. 21:

Don Byas (1912-1972),

Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993),

Julius Watkins (1921-1977),

Jerry Bergonzi (1947),

Marc Johnson (1953),

Fred Hersch (1955) (pictured left)Oct. 22:

Clare Fischer (1928),

Giorgio Gaslini (1929),

Urszula Dudziak (1943),

Jane Bunnett (1956)
Oct. 23:

Sonny Criss (1927-1977),

Gary McFarland (1933-1971),

Ernie Watts (1945)
Oct. 24:

Wendell Marshall (1920),

Odean Pope (1938),

Banu Gibson (1947),

Anthony Cox (1954)
Oct. 25:

Reuben Reeves (1905-1975),

Chubby Jackson (1918),

Jimmy Heath (1926),

Terumasa Hino (1942),

Robin Eubanks (1955)
Oct. 26:

Charlie Barnet (1913-1991),

Warne Marsh (1927-1987),

Eddie Henderson (1940)
Oct. 27:

Boyd Raeburn (1913-1966),

Babs Gonzales (1919-1980),

George Wallington (1924-1993),

Barre Phillips (1934),

Philip Catherine (1942),

Arild Anderson (1945)

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