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Jazz Birthdays Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Oct. 28:

Bill Harris (1916-1973),

Chico O’Farrill (1921-2001),

Glen Moore (1941),

Kent Jordan (1958)
Oct. 29:

Neal Hefti (1922),

Zoot Sims (1925-1985),

Jimmy Woods (1934)

Oct. 30:

Teo Macero (1925),

Bobby Jones (1928-1980),

Clifford Brown (1930-1956),

Trilok Gurtu (1951),

Poncho Sanchez (1951),

Jose Neto (1954)
Oct. 31:

Ethel Waters (1896-1977),

Julia Lee (1902-1958),

Illinois Jacquet (1922),

Booker Ervin (1930-1970),

Bob Belden (1956)

Nov. 1:

Sippie Wallace (1898-1986),

Gabe Baltazar (1929),

Franz Jackson (1912),

Lou Donaldson (1926) (pictured left),

Roger Kellaway (1939),

Lee Ritenour (1952),

Carmen Lundy (1954),

Pucho (1958)
Nov. 2:

Bunny Berigan (1908-1942),

Johnny Richards (1911-1968),

Herb Geller (1928),

Phil Woods (1931),

Phil Minton (1940),

Kurt Elling (1967)
Nov. 3:

Joe Turner (1907-1990),

Billy Mitchell (1926-2001),

Henry Grimes (1935),

Joe McPhee (1939),

Azar Lawrence (1953)

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