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Jazz Birthdays Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

Jazz birthdays this week include:

Sept. 29:

Rolf Kuhn (1929),

Jean-Luc Ponty (1942),

Dave Kikoski (1961)
September 30:

Buddy Rich (1917-1987),

Oscar Pettiford (1922-1960),

Jon Eardley (1928-1997),

Patrice Rushen (1954)

Oct. 1:

Curtis Lundy (1945),

Dave Holland (1946),

Mark Helias (1950)
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)

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