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April Birthday List

Discussion in 'General Jazz Discussions' started by jazzbill, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. jazzbill

    jazzbill Maitre d' Forums Staff Member

    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Here's a list of birthdays for jazz artists for the month of April:

    1st:
    Alberta Hunter - 1895
    Harry Carney - 1910
    John Laporta - 1920
    Duke Jordan - 1922
    Gil Scott Heron - 1949

    2nd:
    Booker Little - 1938
    Larry Coryell - 1943
    Sal Nistico - 1948
    Dick Oatts - 1953

    3rd:
    Bubber Miley - 1903
    Scott LaFaro - 1936
    Jimmy McGriff - 1936
    Harold Vick - 1936
    Eric Kloss - 1949

    4th:
    Gene Ramey - 1913
    Sal Mosca - 1927
    Buster Cooper - 1929
    Jake Hanna - 1931
    Hugh Masekela - 1939
    Michel Camilo - 1952
    Benny Green (piano) - 1963

    5th:
    Stan Levy - 1926
    Stanley Turrentine - 1934
    Evan Parker - 1944

    6th:
    Charlie Rouse - 1924
    Randy Weston - 1926
    Gerry Mulligan - 1927
    Andre Previn - 1929
    Art Taylor - 1929
    Bill Hardman - 1933
    Horace Tapscott - 1934
    Gene Bertoncini - 1937
    Gerry Niewood - 1943

    7th:
    Billie Holiday - 1915
    Peanuts Hucko - 1918
    Ravi Shankar - 1920
    Mongo Santamaria - 1922
    Victor Feldman - 1934
    Freddie Hubbard - 1938
    Pete Laroca - 1938
    Alex Schlippenbach - 1938
    Pat LaBarbara - 1944
    Bob Berg - 1951

    8th:
    Carmen McRae - 1922
    Paul Jeffrey - 1933

    9th:
    Sharkey Bonano - 1902
    Julian Dash - 1916
    Rueben Wilson - 1933
    Steve Gadd - 1945

    10th:
    Fess Williams - 1894
    Walter Bishop, Jr - 1927
    Fraser McPherson - 1928
    Claude Bolling - 1930
    Denny Zeitlin - 1938
    Joey DeFrancesco - 1971

    11th:
    Nick LaRocca - 1889
    John Levy - 1942

    12th:
    Johnny Dodds - 1892
    Tommy Turrentine - 1928
    Herbie Hancock - 1940
    Al Jarreau - 1940
    Marty Krystall - 1951
    Ryan Kisor - 1973

    13th:
    Bud Freeman - 1906
    Slick Jones - 1907
    Teddy Charles - 1928

    14th:
    Shorty Rogers - 1924
    Gene Ammons - 1925
    Eliot Zigmund - 1945

    15th:
    Bessie Smith - 1894
    Richard Davis - 1930
    Herb Pomeroy - 1930

    16th:
    Bennie Green (trombone) - 1923
    Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini - 1924
    Herbie Mann - 1930
    Ulf Wakenius - 1958
    Junko Onishi - 1967

    17th:
    Johnny St. Cyr - 1890
    Paul Smith - 1922
    Chris Barber - 1930
    Sam Noto - 1930
    Warner Chiasson - 1934
    Han Bennink - 1942
    Buster Williams - 1942
    Jan Hammer - 1948

    18th:
    Tony Mottola - 1918
    Leo Parker - 1925
    Ken Colyer - 1928
    Hal Galper - 1938
    Danny Gottlieb - 1953
    Andy Narell - 1954

    19th:
    Tommy Benford - 1905

    20th:
    Lionel Hampton - 1909
    Burt Bales - 1916
    Tito Puente - 1925
    Ran Blake - 1935
    Beaver Harris - 1936
    Hans Kennel - 1939
    Joe Bonner - 1948

    21st:
    Mundell Lowe - 1922
    Locksley "Slide" Hampton - 1932
    Ian Carr - 1933
    Pee Wee Ellis - 1941

    22nd:
    Candido - 1921
    Charles Mingus - 1922
    Lou Stein - 1922
    Oliver Jackson - 1933
    Paul Chambers - 1935
    Don Menza - 1936
    Don Grusin - 1941
    Barry Guy - 1947

    23rd:
    Jimmie Noone - 1895
    Bennie Harris - 1919
    Bunky Green - 1935
    Alan Broadbent - 1947
    Kendra Shank - 1958

    24th:
    Aaron Bell - 1922
    Johnny Griffin - 1928
    Frank Strazzeri - 1930
    Joe Henderson - 1937
    Collin Walcott - 1945
    Stafford James - 1946

    25th:
    Earl Bostic - 1913
    Ella Fitzgerald - 1918
    Willis "Gator" Jackson - 1932
    Bobbi Humphrey - 1950
    Carl Allen - 1957

    26th:
    Ma Rainey - 1886
    Dave Tough - 1907
    Jimmy Giuffre - 1921
    Teddy Edwards - 1924

    27th:
    Matty Matlock - 1907
    Connie Kay - 1927
    Ruth Price - 1938
    Freddie Waits - 1943
    Tommy Smith - 1967

    28th:
    Mario Bauza - 1911
    Blossom Dearie - 1926
    John Tchicai - 1936
    Steve Khan - 1947
    Willie Colon - 1950

    29th:
    Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington - 1899
    Jean "Toots" Thielemans - 1922
    Big Jay McNeely - 1928
    Ray Barretto - 1929
    Claus Ogermann - 1930
    George Adams - 1940

    30th:
    Percy Heath - 1923
    Dick Twardzik - 1931
    Abdul Wadud - 1947



    Bill
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