Jazz Birthdays Oct. 3 – 9

Jazz birthdays this week include:

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),

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)
Oct. 9:

Mezz Mezzrow (1899-1972),

Elmer Snowden (1900-1973),

Lee Wiley (1915-1975),

Yusef Lateef (1920),

Abdullah Ibrahim (1934),

Chucho Valdes (1941),

Dave Samuels (1948),

Kenny Garrett (1960) (pictured)