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Jazz Birthdays Sept. 19 – 25

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Sept. 19:

Louie Austin (1887-1972),

Helen Ward (1916-1997),

Muhal Richard Abrams (1930),

Lol Coxhill (1932),

Candy Dulfer (1969)
Sept. 20:

John Dankworth (1927),

Red Mitchell (1927-1992),

Joe Temperley (1929),

Steve McCall (1933-1989),

Eric Gale (1938-1994),

Jim Cullum, Jr. (1941),

Billy Bang (1947),

Steve Coleman (1956)
Sept. 21:

Slam Stewart (1914-1987),

Tommy Potter (1915-1988),

Chico Hamilton (1921) (pictured),

Sunny Murray (1937),

Jerry Hahn (1940)
Sept. 22:

Ray Wetzel (1924-1951),

Marlena Shaw (1942)
Sept. 23:

Albert Ammons (1907),

John Coltrane (1926-1967),

Frank Foster (1928),

Jimmy Woode (1928),

Ray Charles (1930-2004),

Les McCann (1935),

Norma Winstone (1941),

Jeremy Steig (1943),

Don Grolnick (1947)
Sept. 24:

Herb Jefferies (1916),

Fats Navarro (1923),

John Carter (1929),

Wayne Henderson (1939),

Rebecca Kilgore (1948),

Bill Connors (1949),

Jay Hoggard (1954)
Sept. 25:

Garvin Bushell (1902),

Sam Rivers (1930),

Michael Gibbs (1937),

John Taylor (1942),

Billy Pierce (1948),

Barbara Dennerlein (1964)

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