March Birthdays

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• Kenny Baker - b. 1921; d. 12/7/1999; trumpet/flugelhorn/composer
• Aimee Barelli - b. 1917; trumpet/vocals/leader
• Norman Connors - b. 1947; drums/producer/leader
• Barrett Deems - b. 1914; d. 9/15/1998; drums
• Ralph Gleason - b. 1917; d. 6/3/1975; writer
• Vinny Golia - b. 1956; woodwinds
• Bob Hardaway - b. 1928; tenor sax
• Eddie Jones - b. 1929; d. 3/31/1997; bass
• Sid Lippman - b. 1903; composer: Music: Too Young, My Sugar Is So Refined, Through the Eyes of Love, That's the Chance You Take
• Glenn Miller - b. 1904; d. 12/15/1944; trombone/arranger/leader
• Gene Perla - b. 1940; bass
• Benny Powell - b. 1930; d. 6/26/2010 - New York City;; trombone
• Teddy Powell - b. 1905; guitar/leader/composer
• Joseph Reinhardt - b. 1912; d. 2/1982; guitar
• Augie Schelling - b. 1905; drums
• Elliott Sharp - b. 1951; tenor sax/bass clarinet/guitar/composer
• Ben Smith - b. 1905; alto sax/clarinet
• Ralph Towner - b. 1940; guitar/piano
• DePriest Wheeler - b. 1903; trombone

2-
• Phil Bowler - b. 1948; bass
• Larry Carlton - b. 1948; guitar
• Jimmy Kid Clayton - b. 1902; trumpet
• Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - b. 1922; d. 11/3/1986; tenor sax
• Minor Hall (Ram) - b.Sellers, LA, 1897; d. Sawtelle, CA Oct. 16, 1959; drums
• Orrin Keepnews - b. 1923; producer/write
• Narvin Kimball - b. 1909; banjo
• Buell Neidlinger - b. 1936; bass/cello
• Bob Neloms - b. 1942; piano
• Clarence Penn - b. 1968; drums
• Red Saunders - b. 1912; d. 3/15/1981; drums/leader
• Danilo Terenzi - b. 1956; d. 1995; trombone
• Doug Watkins - b. 1934; d. 2/5/1962; bass
• Kurt Weill - b. 1900; d. 4/3/1950; composer: Music: September Song, Lost in the Stars, My Ship, Mack the Knife, It Never Was You, Speak Low
• Harvey Weston - b. 1940; bass
• Kutte Widmann - b. 1906; d. 11/27/1954; leader

3 -
• Henry Allen, Sr. - b. 1877; d. 1952; cornet
• Barney Bigard - b. 1906; d. 6/27/1980; clarinet/tenor sax
• Clark Burroughs - b. 1930; vocal
• Lindsay Cooper - b. 1951; sopranino, soprano & alto sax/oboe/bassoon/piano/synthesizer
• Fernand Coppieters - b. 1905; d. 9/9/1981; piano
• Jimmy Garrison - b. 1934; d. 4/7/1976; bass
• Luis Gasca - b. 1940; trumpet
• Pierre Michelot - b. 1928; d. July 3, 2005; bass
• William Moore - b. 1893; d. Nov 22, 1951; tuba
• Teruo Nakamura - b. 1942; bass
• Cliff Smalls - b. Charleston, SC 1918; piano
• Sergio Salvatore - b. 1981; piano
• Robert Trowers - b. 1957, New York; trombone

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• Howard Armstrong - b. 1909; d. 7/30/2003; violin/mandolin/guitar/vocal
• Michael Bisio - b. 1955; bass
• Uschi Brüning - b. 1947; vocals
• Ann Burton - b. 1933; d. 11/29/1989; vocal
• David Darling - b. 1941; cello
• Kermit Driscoll - b. 1956; bass
• Ricky Ford - b. Boston - 1954; tenor sax
• Jan Garbarek - b. Mysen, Norway 1947; tenor & soprano sax
• Jason Marsalis - b. 1977; drums
• David Matthews - b. 1942; alto & tenor saxes/piano/arranger/leader
• Dave McMurdo - b. 1944; trombone/leader
• Jim Nichols - b. 1947; guitar
• Don Rendell - b. Plymouth, England - 1926; tenor & soprano saxes
• Orlando Robeson - b. 1909; vocal
• Don Schlitten - b. 1942; producer/label owner/photographer
• Karen Shane - b. 1950; vocal
• Bobby Shew - b. Albuquerque, NM - 1941; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Cy Touff - b. Chicago - 1927; bass trumpet
• Barney Wilen (Bernard Jean) - b. Nice, France 1937; tenor, alto, baritone & soprano sax/composer/arranger

5 -
• John Basile - b. 1956; guitar
• Dave Burns - b. 1924; trumpet
• William S. Fischer - b. 1935; piano/arranger/composer
• Lee Gibson - b. (or June 20),1920; vocal/producer
• Dave Green - b. 1942; bass
• Irving Kahal - b. 1903; d. 2/7/1942; lyricist: Lyrics: I'll Be Seeing You, You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me, When I Take My Sugar to Tea, I Can Dream Can't I
• Lou Levy - b. 1928; d. 1/23/2001; piano
• Wilbur Little - b. 1928; d. 5/4/1987; bass
• Warren Luckey - b. 1920; d. 7/11/2005; tenor sax
• Ron Moewes - b. 1944 - Denver, Colorado; d. 9/16/2011 - Denver, CO; drums/vocals/composer/arranger
• Numa "Pee Wee" Moore - b. 1928 - Raleigh, NC; d. 4/13/2009 - Raleigh, NC; baritone sax
• Jack Nimitz - b. 1928; or (1/11/1930); baritone sax
• Bill Pemberton - b. 1918; d. 12/13/1984; bass
• George Probert - b. 1927; alto, baritone & soprano sax/clarinet/ocarina/vocal/leader
• Gene Rodgers - b. 1910; d. 12/23/1987; piano/vocals/arranger
• Ben Selvin - b. 1898; d. 7/15/1980; violin/leader
• Carol Sloane - b. 1937 - Providence, RI; vocal
• Bill Takas - b. 1932; d. 11/8/1998; bass
• Yoshio Toyama - b. 1944; trumpet
• Eddie Wasserman - b. 1923; tenor & baritone sax
• Joe Yukl - b. 1909; d. 3/1981; trombone

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• Ronnie Boykins - b. 1935 or (12/17); d. 4/20/1980; bass
• Peter Brotzmann - b. 1941; saxophones/clarinet/taragato
• Red Callender - b. 1916 or 1918; d. 3/8/1992; bass/tuba
• Benny DeWeille - b. 1915; d. 12/17/1977; clarinet
• Dieter Glawischnig - b. 1938; piano/keyboards/trombone/conductor
• Eric Gravatt - b. 1947; drums
• Robin Kenyatta - b. 1942; d. 10/26/2004; alto sax
• Ella Logan - b. 1913; d. 5/1/1969; vocal
• Howard McGhee - b. 1918; d. 6/17/1987; trumpet
• Palle Mikkelborg - b. 1941; composer/trumpet
• Dom Minasi -b. 1943; guitar
• Wes Montgomery - b. 1923 or 1925; d. 6/15/1968; guitar
• Flora Purim - b. 1942; vocal
• Billy Root - b. 1934; tenor & baritone sax
• Charles Tolliver - b. 1940 or 1942; trumpet
• Sylvia Vanderpool - b. 1936; guitar/vocal
• Bob Wills - b. 1905; d. 5/13/1975; violin/leader

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• Herb Bushler - b. 1939; bass
• Mahlon Clark - b. 1923; clarinet/bass-clarinet/alto & soprano sax
• Louis Cottrell, Jr. - b. 1911; d. 3/21/1978; clarinet/tenor sax
• Nat Gonella - b. 1908; d. 8/8/1998; trumpet/vocal
• Adrian Macintosh - b. 1942; drums
• Frank Morelli - b. 1933; baritone sax
• Jean-Claude Naude - b. 1933; trumpet
• Alcide "Slow Drag" Pavageau - b. 1888; d. 1/19/1969; bass
• Zue Robertson - b. 1891; d. 1943; trombone
• Roy Williams - b. 1937; trombone
• Lee Young - b. 1917; drums

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• Stew Barnett - b. 1926; d. 1/8/2003; trumpet
• Heinie Beau - b. 1911; d. 4/18/1987; clarinet/alto, tenor, baritone & bass saxes/flute/arranger
• Billy Childs - b. 1957; piano
• George Coleman - b. 1935; alto, soprano, & tenor saxes/vocal
• Franco D'Andrea - b. 1941; piano/keyboards
• Sam Donahue - b. (or 3/18); d. 3/22/1974; alto & tenor sax/trumpet/valve trombone/arranger/leader
• John "Bugs" Hamilton - b. 1911; d. 8/15/1947; trumpet
• Will Hudson - b. 1908; d. 1981; arranger/composer/leader: Music: Organ Grinder's Swing, Moonglow, Deep in a Dream, You're Not the Kind, Sophisticated Swing
• Dick Hyman - b. 1927; piano/keyboards/arranger
• John Kander - b. 1927; composer: Music: Cabaret, Maybe This Time, All That Jazz, Theme from New York New York, My Coloring Book
• George Mitchell - b. 1899; d. 5/27/1972; cornet
• John Ouwerx - b. 1903; d. 1983; piano
• Joseph Robichaux - b. 1900; d. 1/17/1965; piano/songwriter
• Carol Bayer Sager - b. 1946; lyricist: Lyrics: Looking Through the Eyes of Love, Nobody Does It Better, That's What Friends Are For, It's My Turn, Don't Cry out Loud
• Gloria Smyth - b. 1934, Hackensack, NJ; vocals
• Gabor Szabo - b. 1936; d. 2/26/1982; guitar/sitar/arranger
• Danny Turner - b. 1920; d. 4/14/1995; alto & tenor sax/clarinet/flute/piccolo
• James Williams - b. 1951; d. 7/20/2004; piano

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• Laurie Antonioli - b. 1958; vocal
• Martin Archer - b. 1957; soprano sax/violin/recorder/synthesizer/electronics
• Vic Ash - b. 1930; clarinet/alto & tenor sax/flute
• Thomas Chapin - b. 1957; d. 2/13/1998; alto sax/flute
• Bernhard Christensen - b. 1906; composer/arranger
• Ornette Coleman - b. 1930; alto & tenor saxes/violin/trumpet/composer
• Mayuto Correa - b. 1943; percussion
• Joe Daniels - b. 1908; d. 7/2/1993; drums/leader
• Peter De Rose - b. 1900; d. 4/23/1953; composer
• Herschel Evans - b. 1909; d. 2/9/1939; tenor sax
• Kali Z Fasteau - b. 1947; piano/synthesizer/soprano & alto sax/nai & shakuhachi flutes/cello/sanza/mizmars/moursin/voice/drums
• Zakir Hussain - b. 1951; tabla
• Fumio Karashima - b. 1948; piano
• Lloyd Price - b. 1933; vocal/leader
• Joe Rigby - b. 1940; soprano, alto & tenor sax
• Jerry Ross - b. 1926; songwriter: Music & Lyrics: Whatever Lola Wants, Hey There, Rags to Riches, Hernando's Hideaway, Heart
• Paul Sealey - b. 1943; guitar/banjo
• Keely Smith - b. 1932; vocal

10 -
• Don Abney - b . 1923, Baltimore, MD; 1/20/2000; piano
• Bix Beiderbecke - b. 1903, Davenport, IA; d. 8/6/1931, New York City; cornet
• Jeanie Bryson - b. 1958; vocal
• Johnny Castaing - b. 1912; drums
• Mino Cinelu - b. 1957; percussion
• Pete Clarke - b. 1911; d. 3/27/1975; alto & baritone sax/clarinet
• Peter DeRose - b. 1900; d. 4/23/1953; composer: Music: Deep Purple, The Lamp Is Low, On a Little Street in Singapore, Lilacs in the Rain, Autumn Serenade
• Don Ferrara - b. 1928; trumpet
• David Friedman - b. 1944, New York City; vibes/marimba/percussion
• Marion Hutton - b. 1919; d. 1/9/1987; vocal
• Jan Kopinsky - b. 1948; tenor sax
• Bonnie Lake - b. 1920; vocal
• Son "Fewclothes" Lewis - b. 1900; drums
• Louis Moholo - b. 1940; drums
• Don Trenner - b. 1927; piano/leader
• Boris Vian - b. 1920; d. 6/23/1959; trumpet/leader/vocals/songwriter/author

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• Ian Armitt - b. 1929; d. 2/1992; piano/keyboards
• Norman Burns - b. 1920; d. 6/1994; drums/leader
• Ike Carpenter - b. 1920; piano/leader
• Charles Clark - b. 1945; d. 4/15/1969; bass
• Mercer Ellington - b. 1919, Washington, DC; d. 2/8/1996, Copenhagen, Denmark; trumpet/leader/composer
• Allan Ganley - b. 1931, Tolworth, Surrey, England; drums
• Leroy Jenkins - b. 1932, Chicago, IL; d. 2/23/2007, NYC; violin
• Paul Keller - b. 1962; bass
• Carlo Krahmer - b. 1914; d. 4/20/1976; drums
• Bobby McFerrin - b. 1950, New York City; vocal/piano
• Jackie Mills - b. 1922, Brooklyn, NY; drums
• Charlie Miller - b. 1915; trombone
• Billy Mitchell - b. (or Nov. 3); d. 4/18/2001; tenor sax
• Miff Mole - b. 1898; d. 4/29/1961; trombone
• Chauncey Morehouse - b. 1902, Niagara Falls, NY; d. 11/3/1980, Philadelphia, PA; drums/percussion
• Judy Niemack - b. 1954; vocals
• Calo Scott - b. 1920/ d.8/9/1998; cello
• Joseph Rena - b. 1897; d. 12/26/1973; drums

12 -
• Frank Catalano - b. 1977, Chicago, IL; saxophone
• Stuff Combe - b. 1924 - Berne, Switzerland; drummer
• Quinn Davis - b. 1944; alto sax
• Leon Lee Dorsey - b. 1958, Pittsburgh, PA; bass
• Al Jarreau - b. 1940, Milwaukee, WI; vocal
• Freddy Johnson - b. 1904; d. 3/24/1961; piano
• Hugh Lawson - b. 1935; d. 3/17/1997; piano
• Willie Maiden - b. 1928; d. 5/29/1976; tenor sax/arranger
• Joseph Meyer - b. 1894; d. ; composer: Music: Crazy Rhythm, Idle Gossip, Isn't It Heavenly, How Long Will It Last?
• Allan Roberts - b. 1905; songwriter: Music & Lyrics: That Old Devil Called Love, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, You always Hurt the One You Love, You Can't See the Sun When You're Crying, Tampico
• Sir Charles Thompson - b. 1918; piano/organ
• Paul Weston - b. 1912; d. 9/20/1996; arranger/conductor

13 -
• Julian Bahula - b. 1938; percussion
• Terence Blanchard - b. 1962, New Orleans, LA; trumpet
• Charles Brackeen - b. 1940; tenor & soprano saxes
• John Brown - b. 1906; d. 8/12/1987; bass
• Dave Cavanaugh - b. 1919; d. 12/31/1981; tenor sax/producer
• Bob Haggart - b. 1914, New York City; d. 12/2/1998, Venice, FL; bass/composer: Music: What's New, South Rampart Street Parade, Big Noise from Winnetka
• Roy Haynes - b. 1926, Roxbury, MA; drums
• Ina Ray Hutton - b. 1916, Chicago, IL; d. 2/19/1984, Ventura, CA; vocal/leader
• Dick Katz - b. 1924, Baltimore, MD; piano
• Saunders King - b. 1909; d. 8/31/2000; vocal/guitar
• Blue Mitchell - b. 1930, Miami, FL; d. 5/21/1979, Los Angeles, CA; trumpet
• Andrew Morgan - b. 1901; d. 9/19/1972; clarinet/tenor sax
• Nisse Sandstrom - b. 1942; tenor sax
• Stephen Scott - b. 1969; piano
• Mike Stoller - b. 1933; composer: Music & Lyrics: Is That All There Is, I'm a Woman, Kansas City, Bernie's Tune, On Broadway, Ruby Baby
• Akira Tana - b. 1952; drums
• Frank Teschemacher - b. 1906; d. 2/29/1932; clarinet/alto sax/violin
• Johnny Williams - b. 1908; d. 10/23/1998?; bass

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• Joe Ascione - b. 1961; drums
• Les Baxter - b. 1922; d. 1/15/1996; piano/vocal/arranger/composer/producer
• Les Brown - b. 19112; d. 1/4/2001; alto sax/leader
• Sonny Cohn - b. 1925; trumpet
• Volly DeFaut - b. 1904; d. 5/29/1973; clarinet
• Joe Dolny - trumpet - composer, b. 1924.
• Luther Henderson - b. 1919; d. 7/29/2003; arranger/conductor
• Edward Heyman - b. 1907; lyricist: Lyrics: You're Mine You, When I Fall in Love, Body and Soul, Blame It on My Youth, I Cover the Waterfront, Love Letters, Out of Nowhere
• Ernest "Bass" Hill - b. 1900; d. 9/16/1964; bass
• Quincy Jones - b. 1933; trumpet/arranger/composer/producer
• Joe Mooney - b. 1911; d. 5/12/1975; vocal/accordion/organ
• Mark Murphy - b. 1932; vocal
• Frank Otterson - b. 1921; d. 5/22/1971; violin/sax
• Vanessa Rubin - b. 1957; vocal
• Christian Schwindt - b. 1940; drums
• Shirley Scott - b. 1934; d. 3/10/2002; organ
• Akira Tana - b. 1952; drums
• Milt Turner - b. 1935; drums

15 -
• George Avakian - b. 1919; producer
• Vinnie Burke - b. 1921; bass
• Spencer Clark - b. 1908; d. 5/27/1998; bass sax
• Jerry Fuller - b. 1929 (AMG states 11/9/1938) clarinet
• Bertha "Chippie" Hill - b. 1905; d. 5/7/1950; vocal
• Laird Jackson - b. 1958 - Cleveland, OH; vocal
• Harry James - b. 1916; d. 7/5/1983; trumpet/leader
• Joachim Kuhn - b. 1944 - Lipzig, Germany; piano/keyboards
• Charles Lloyd - b. 1938; tenor & alto saxes/flute
• Ralph MacDonald - b. 1944; percussion
• Arif Mardin - b. 1932; d. 6/26/2006; arranger/producer
• Theo Uden Masman - b. 1901; d. 1/25/1965; piano
• Jimmy McPartland - b. 1907; d. 3/13/1991; cornet
• Ugonna Okegwo - b. 1962; bass
• Cecil Taylor - b. 1929; piano
• Bob Wilber - b. 1928; clarinet/soprano & alto saxes
• Stomu Yamashta - b. 1947; keyboards/percussion

16 -
• Ruby Braff - b. 1927; d. 2/9/2003; cornet
• Beryl Davis - b. 1924; vocalist
• Tommy Flanagan - b. 1930; d. 11/16/2001; piano
• Sammy Gallop - b. 1915; songwriter: Lyrics: Count Every Star, Vagabond Shoes, Night Lights, Forgive My Heart: Music & Lyrics: There Must be a Way
• Shelton "Scad" Hemphill - b. 1906 - Birmingham, Alabama; d. 12/1959 - New York City; trumpet
• Jiver (Leslie Gordon) Hutchinson - b. 1907 - Jamaica, BWI; d. 11/22/1959 - Weeting, England; leader/trumpet
• Bob Lessey - b. 1910; guitar
• John Lindberg - b. 1959; bass
• Vagif Mustafa-Zade - b. 1940; d. 12/1979; piano
• Steve Noble - b. 1960; Berkshire, England, UK; drums/percusson/bugle/prepared piano/voice/marimba
• Alvin "Junior" Raglin - b. 1917, Omaha, NE; d. 11/10/1955, Boston MA; bass
• Don Raye - b. 1909; d. 1/29/1985; vocal/songwriter: Lyrics: Irresistible You, I'll Remember April, You Don't Know What Love Is, Star Eyes, He's My Guy
• Leon Roppolo - b. 1902; d. 10/5/1943; clarinet
• Rich Szabo - b. 1956; trumpet
• Brian Torff - b. 1954; bass
• John Young - b. 1922; piano

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• Abraham Burton - b. 1971; alto sax
• Nat King Cole - b. 1917; d. 2/15/1965; piano/vocal
• Ray Ellington - b. 1916; drums/vocals/composer/leader
• Paul Horn - b. 1930; alto sax/flute
• Leroy Lovett - b. 1919; piano
• Grover Mitchell - b. 1930; d. 8/6/2003; trombone/arranger/leader
• Alfred Newman - b. 1901; composer: Music: Through a Long and Sleepless Night, The Best of Everything, Moon of Manakoora
• Alcide "Yellow" Nunez - b. 1884; d. 9/2/1934; clarinet
• Elis Regina - b. 1945; d. 1/19/1982; vocal
• Wil Schwartz - b. 1918; d. 8/3/1990; reeds
• Jerry Senfluk - b. 1946 - Prague, Czechoslovakia; clarinet
• Karel Velebny - b. 1931;, vibes/tenor sax
• Jim Weatherly - b. 1943; songwriter: Music & Lyrics: The Need to Be, Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me, Midnight Train to Georgia
• Jessica Williams - b. 1948; piano

18 -
• Joe Burke - b. 1884; d. 6/9/1950; composer
• Langston Curl - b. 1899; trumpet
• Sam Donahue - b. (or March 8) 1918; d. 3/22/1974; tenor sax/leader
• Bill Frisell - b. 1951; guitar
• Fred Gerard - b. 1924; trumpet
• Jean Goldkette - b. 1899; d. 3/24/1962; leader
• Pat Halcox - b. 1930; trumpet
• Al Hall - b. 1915, Jacksonville, FL; d. 1/18/1988; bass/label owner
• Deane Kincaide - b. 1911; d. 8/14/1992; clarinet/tenor & baritone saxophone/arranger
• Joe Locke - b. 1959; vibraphone
• Andy Narell - b. 1954; steel pans
• George Olsen - b. 1893; d. 3/18/1971; leader
• George Orendorff - b. 1906; d. 1984; trumpet
• Courtney Pine - b. 1964; tenor & soprano saxes
• Ross Russell - b. 1909 or 1920; d. 1/31/2000; producer/label owner/writer
• Bob Smith - b. 1936; drums/trombone/leader
• Jon Weber - b. 1961; piano/composer

19 -
• Harry Babasin - b. 1921; d. 5/21/1988; bass/cello
• Chris Brubeck - b. 1952; electric bass/bass/bass trombone/trumpet/piano/organ
• Eliane Elias - b. 1960; piano/vocal
• Curtis Fowlkes - b. 1950; trombone
• Buster Harding - b. 1917; d. 11/14/1965; arranger/composer/piano
• Bill Henderson - b. 1930; vocal
• Steve Lewis - b. 1896; d. 1941; piano/composer
• Mike Longo - b. 1939; piano
• Doug Mettome - b. 1925; d. 2/17/1964; trumpet
• Michele Rosewoman - b. 1953; piano
• Curly Russell - b. 1917; d. 7/3/1986; bass
• Brian Rust - b. 1922; discographer
• David Schnitter - b. 1948; tenor sax
• Keith Smith - b. 1940; trumpet
• Gene Taylor - b. 1929; bass
• Lennie Tristano - b. 1919; d. 11/18/1978; piano/composer/teacher
• Joe Wick - b. 1916; d. 1978; leader
• Lem Winchester - b. 1928, Philadelphia, PA; d. 1/13/1961, Indianapolis, IN; vibes

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• Burt Bales - b. 1916; d. 10/26/1989; piano
• Jeri Brown - b. 1952; vocals
• Nick Caiazza - b. 1914; tenor sax/clarinet/bass clarinet
• Bob Chester - b. 1908; d. 1977; tenor sax/clarinet/arranger/vocal/leader)
• Jon Christensen - b. 1943; drums
• Jimmy Coe - b. 1921; d. 2/26/2004; alto & tenor saxes/clarinet
• John Davies - b. 1927; d. 5/25/2004; saxophones/trombone/valve trombone/guitar/engineer
• Mort Dixon - b. 1892; d. 3/23/1956; lyricist: Lyrics: The Lady in Red, You're My Everything, Bye Bye Blackbird, I Found a Million Dollar Baby
• Larry Elgart - b. 1922; alto sx/leader
• Janos Korossy - b. 1926; piano
• Harold Mabern - b. 1936; piano
• Marcio Mattos - b. 1946; bass/cello
• Marian McPartland - b. 1918; piano
• Roy Patterson - b. 1954; guitar
• Sonny Russo - b. 1929; trombone
• Sister Rosetta Tharpe - b. 1915 or 1920; d. 10/9/1973; vocal/guitar
• Geoff Wright - b. 1937; trombone

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• Harold Betters - b. 1928; trombone
• Hank D'Amico - b. 1915; d. 12/3/1965; clarinet/saxophone
• Carlo Actis Dato - b. 1952; reeds
• Brian Dee - b. 1936; piano/organ/electric piano/arranger
• Freddie Gambrell - b. 1936 - Washington, DC; piano/violin/guitar/bass/trumpet/tuba
• Gary Giddins - b. 1948; writer/critic
• Miff Gorling - b. 1909; trombone/composer/arranger
• Herbert Joos - b. 1940; flugelhorn/ trumpet/cornet/alp-horn/percussion
• Shawn Lane - b. 1963; d. 9/26/2003; guitar
• Amina Claudine Myers - b. 1942; piano/organ/vocal
• Tiger Okoshi - b. 1950; trumpet
• Santo Pecora - b. 1902; d. 5/29/1984; trombone: (Groves says b. Mar 31)
• Ed Soph - b. 1945; drums
• Yoshio "Chin" Suzuki - b. 1946; bass
• Sir Charles Thompson - b. (or 3/12/1918;) piano/organ
• Joe Timer - b. 1923 - Alexandria, VA; d. 5/15/1955 - Washington, DC; drums/composer/leader
• Leonid Utyosov - b. 1895; d. 3/10/1982; vocal/leader
• Mike Westbrook - b. 1936; piano/tuba/leader/composer

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• Shakur Abdullah - b. 1940; drums
• Fred Anderson - b. 1929; tenor sax
• George Benson - b. 1943; guitar/vocal
• Marek Blizinski - b. 1947; d. 3/17/1989; guitar
• Sonny Burke - b. 1914; d. 5/31/1980; piano/arranger/producer
• Tommy Chase - b. 1947; drums
• John Houston - b. 1933; piano
• Arnold Johnson - b. 1893 Chicago, IL, USA (d. ????); leader
• Jackie King - b. 1944 - Amarillo, TX; guitar
• Jan Lundgren - b. 1966; piano
• Bob Mover - b. 1952; alto & soprano sax
• Shunzo Ono - b. 1949; trumpet
• Stephen Sondheim - b. 1930; composer: Music & Lyrics: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, "Sweeney Todd, "Company," "A Little Night Music": Lyrics: "West Side Story," "Gypsy"
• Melvin Sparks - b. 1946; guitar
• Masahiko Togashi - b. 1940; drums

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• Al Aarons - b. 1932; trumpet
• Burt Collins - b. 1931; trumpet
• Dave Frishberg - b. 1933; piano/vocal/songwriter: Music & Lyrics: Let's Eat Home, I'm Hip, Peel Me a Grape, My Attorney Bernie, Another Song about Paris
• Oliver Gannon - b. 1943; guitar
• Johnny Guarnieri - b. 1917; d. 1/7/1985; piano
• Stefon Harris - b. 1973; vibes/marimba/balifone/percussion/arranger
• Harry Hayes - b. 1909; d. 3/17 or 18/2002; alto sax
• Gerry Hemingway - b. 1955; drums
• Masabumi Kikuchi - b. 1940; piano
• Dave Pike - b. 1938; vibraphone
• Gunars Rozenbergs - b. 1947; trumpet
• Martin Spiegelberg - b. 1945; guitar/trumpet
• Andrzej Trzaskowski - b. 1933; piano

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• June Clark - b. 1900; d. Feb. 23, 1963; cornet
• Dave Douglas - b. 1963, East Orange, NJ; trumpet
• Sherman Irby - b. 1968 - Tuscaloosa, AL; alto & tenor sax/clarinet/flute
• Vince Jones - b. 1954 - Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; trumpet/flugelhorn/pocket trumpet/vocal/percussion
• Steve Kuhn - b. 1938; piano/composer
• Steve LaSpina - b. 1954 - Wichita Falls, TX; bass
• Dave MacKay - b. 1932; piano
• Paul McCandless - b. 1947; oboe/English horn/soprano sax
• Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre - b. 1936; tenor sax
• King Pleasure - b. 1922; d. 3/21/1981; vocal
• Hank Roberts - b. 1954; cello
• Renee Rosnes - b. 1962; piano

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• Carol Akerson - b. 1955 - Bryn Mawr, PA; vocals
• "Sweet Emma" Barrett - b. 1897; d. 1/28/1983; piano/vocal
• Percy Brice - b. 1923; drums
• Albert Burbank - b. 1902; d. 8/15/1976; clarinet
• Matt Catingub - b. 1961; alto sax/clarinet/piano/arranger/leader
• Aretha Franklin - b. 1942; vocal/piano
• Larry Gales - b. 1936; d. 9/12/1995; bass
• Linton Garner - b. 1915; d. 3/6/2003; piano
• Don George - b. 1903; lyricist: Lyrics: I'm Beginning to See the Light, It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream, Everything But You, Tulip or Turnip
• Duke Groner - b. 1906; d. 11/7/1982; bass
• Lonnie Hillyer - b. 1940; d. 7/1/1985; trumpet
• Elton John - b. 1947; composer: Music: Your Song, Candle in the Wind, Don't Go Breaking My Heart, Sad Songs (Say So Much), Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Bennie and The Jets, Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
• Pete Johnson - b. 1904; d. 3/23/1967; piano
• Jerry Livingston - b. 1909; d. 1987; composer
• Bobby Militello - b. 1950; alto & tenor saxes/flute
• Paul Motian - b. 1931; drums
• Makoto Ozone - b. 1961; piano
• Johnny Pacheco - b. 1935; percusssion/saxophone/flute

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• Donald Bailey - b. 1934; drums
• Abe Bolar - b. 1908; bass
• Andy Hamilton - b. 1918; tenor sax
• Steve Kocherhans - b. 1954; sax
• Ernest McCarty, Jr. - b. 1941; bass
• Joe Loco - b. 1921 - New York City; leader/arranger/piano
• James Moody - b. 1925; d. 12/9/2010 - San Diego; tenor & alto saxes/flute/composer/vocals
• Brew Moore - b. 1924; d. 8/19/1973; tenor sax
• Flip Phillips - b. 1915; d. 8/17/2001; tenor sax
• Maurice Simon - b. 1929; alto, tenor & baritone sax
• Lew Tabackin - b. 1940; tenor sax/flute

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• Harold Ashby - b. 1925; d. 6/13/2003; tenor sax
• Bill Barron - b. 1927; d. 9/21/1989; tenor & soprano sax/clarinet
• Jules Broussard - b. 1937; tenor & soprano saxes
• Albert Frisch - b. 1916; composer: Music: I Won't Cry Anymore, Two Different Worlds, Congratulations to Someone, This is No Laughing Matter
• Ferde Grofe - b. 1892; d. 4/3/1972; composer/arranger/piano
• Hal Kemp - b. 1905; d. 12/21/1940; alto sax/clarinet/bandleader
• Stacey Kent - b. 1968; vocals
• Miriam Klein - b. 1937; vocal
• Chummy MacGregor - b. 19??; piano
• Skip Morr - b. 19??; trumpet/trombone/piano
• Carl-Henrik Norin - b. 1920; d. 5/23/1967; tenor sax
• Pee Wee Russell - b. 1906; d. 2/15/1969; clarinet
• Sarah Vaughan - b. 1924; d. 4/3/1990; vocalist
• Ben Webster - b. 1909, Kansas City, MO; d. 9/20/1973, Amsterdam, Netherlands; tenor sax
• Jan Wroblewski - b. 1936; tenor & baritone sax

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• Bill Anthony - b. 1930; bass
• Germaine Bazzle - b. 1932; vocal
• Randy Brooks - b. 1917; d. 3/21/1967; trumpet/leader
• Donald Brown - b. 1954; piano
• Meredith D'Ambrosio - b. 1941; vocal/piano
• Eric Dixon - b. 1930; d. 10/19/1989; tenor sax/flute
• Jack Free - b. 1932; trombone
• Herb Hall - b. 1907; d. 3/5/1996; clarinet
• Bill Hughes - b. 1930; trombone
• Ike Isaacs - b. 1923; d. 2/27/1981; bass
• Paul Jackson - b. 1947; bass
• Thad Jones - b. 1923; d. 8/20/1986; trumpet/composer/arranger/leader
• Jay Livingston - b. 1915; d. 10/17/2001; composer: Music: Buttons and Bows, Mona Lisa, Que Sera Sera, To Each His Own, Golden Earrings, The Ruby and the Pearl, Marshmallow Moon
• Cripple Clarence Lofton - b. 1887; d. 1/9/1957; piano
• Chummy (John Chalmers) MacGregor - b. 1903 - Saginaw, MI; d. 1973; piano/composer
• Barry Miles - b. 1947; drums/piano
• Tete Montoliu - b. 1933; d. 8/24/1997; piano
• Skip Morr - b. 1928 - Chicago, IL; trombone
• Paul Whiteman - b. 1890; d. 12/29/1967; leader/violin
• Gary Willis - b. 1957; bass & electric bass/keyboards/producer

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• Sidney Arodin - b. 1901; d. 2/6/1948; clarinet
• Pearl Bailey - b. 1918; d. 8/17/1990; vocal
• Kamil Behounek - b. 1916; d. 1983; accordion
• Alan Botschinsky - b. 1940; trumpet/flugelhorn
• Michael Brecker - b. 1949; d. 1/13/2007; tenor & soprano sax/EWI/arranger
• George Chisholm - b. 1915; d. 12/6/1997; trombone/trumpet/flugelhorn/euphonium/celeste/vocal/arranger/composer/leader
• Ladislav Deczi - b. 1938; trumpet
• Jorgen Emborg - b. 1953; piano/leader
• Leslie Gilbert - b.
• Abe Lincoln - b. 1907; d. 6/8/2000; trombone
• Remo Palmieri - b. 1923; d. 2/2 or 9/2002; guitar
• Jason Rebello - b. 1969; piano
• Jim Shepherd - b. 1936; trombone
• Jaroslaw Smietana - b. 1951; guitar/composer

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• David Berger - b. 1948; composer/leader/arranger/trumpet/educator
• Karl Berger - b. 1935; vibraphone/piano
• Marilyn Crispell - b. 1947; piano
• John D'Earth - b. 1950; trumpet
• John Eaton - b. 1935; piano
• Astrud Gilberto - b. 1940; vocal
• Ted Heath - b. 1900; d. 11/18/1969; trombone/leader
• Frankie Laine - b. 1913; d. 2007; vocal
• Tina May - b. 1961; vocal
• Lanny Morgan - b. 1934; alto sax
• Dave Stryker - b. 1957; guitar

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• Merv Acheson - b. 1922; d. 8/11/1987; saxophone/clarinet/leader
• Elli Fordyce - b. 1937 - New York, NY; vocals
• Freddie Green - b. 1911; d. 3/ 1/1987; guitar
• Lizzie Miles - b. 1895; d. 3/17/1963; vocal
• Red Norvo - b. 1908; d. 4/6/1999; vibraphone/xylophone
• Santo Pecora - b. 1902; d. 5/29/1984; trombone
• Karin Plato - b. 1960; vocals/piano
• Polly Podewell - b. 1949 - Evanston, IL; vocals
• Gene Puerling - b. 1929; vocal/arrangers
• Archie Semple - b. 1928; d. 1/26/1974; clarinet
• Tommy Shepard - b. 1923; d. 2/23/1993; trombone
• Jimmy Vass - b. 1937; alto and soprano sax/flute


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