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May Birthday List

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

  1. jazzbill

    jazzbill Maitre d' Forums Staff Member

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

    1st:
    Ira Sullivan - 1931
    Shirley Horn - 1934
    Carlos Ward - 1940
    James Newton - 1953

    2nd:
    Spiegle Wilcox - 1903
    Bing Crosby - 1904
    Richard "Groove" Holmes - 1931

    3rd:
    Yank Lawson - 1911
    John Lewis - 1920
    Jimmy Cleveland - 1926

    4th:
    Maynard Ferguson - 1928
    Lars Gullin - 1928
    Richard Williams - 1931
    Don Friedman - 1935
    Ron Carter - 1937

    5th:
    Fred Astaire - 1899
    Paul Barbarin - 1899
    Bix Beiderbecke - 1903
    Cal Collins - 1933
    Stanley Cowell - 1941
    Jack Walrath - 1946
    Marty Cook - 1947

    6th:
    David Friesen - 1942
    Till Bronner - 1971

    7th:
    Herbie Steward - 1926

    8th:
    Red Nichols - 1905
    Mary Lou Williams - 1910
    Keith Jarrett - 1945

    9th:
    George T. Simon - 1912
    Tania Maria - 1948
    Dennis Chambers - 1959

    10th:
    Mel Lewis - 1929
    Julius Wechter - 1935
    Ahmed Abdullah - 1947
    Alex Foster - 1953
    Lorne Lofsky - 1954
    Philip Harper - 1965

    11th:
    King Oliver - 1885
    Irving Berlin - 1888
    J.C. Higginbotham - 1906
    Freddie Roach - 1931
    Carla Bley - 1938
    Julian Joseph - 1965

    12th:
    Marshall Royal - 1912
    Gerald Wiggins - 1922
    Gary Peacock - 1935
    Klaus Doldinger - 1936

    13th:
    Maxine Sullivan - 1911
    Gil Evans - 1912
    Red Garland - 1923
    John Engels - 1935
    Ross Tompkins - 1938
    Ronnie Foster - 1950

    14th:
    Sidney Bichet - 1897
    Zutty Singleton - 1898
    Stu Williamson - 1933

    15th:
    Edmond Hall - 1901
    Ellis Larkins - 1923
    Joe Gordon - 1928
    Rahsaan Roland Kirk - 1936
    Karin Krog - 1937

    16th:
    Woody Herman - 1913
    Eddie Bert - 1922
    Betty Carter - 1930
    Michael Moore - 1945
    Billy Cobham - 1946

    17th:
    Paul Quinichette - 1916
    Dewey Redman - 1931
    David Izenzon - 1932
    Jackie McLean - 1932

    18th:
    Pops Foster - 1892
    Big Joe Turner - 1911
    Kai Winding - 1922
    Jim McNeely - 1949

    19th:
    George Auld - 1919
    Cecil McBee - 1935
    Sonny Fortune - 1939
    Richard Teitelbaum - 1939
    Tom Scott - 1948

    20th:
    Rod Cless - 1907
    Louis Smith - 1931
    Bob Florence - 1932
    Charles Davis - 1933
    Dino Saluzzi - 1935
    Rufus Harley - 1936
    Victor Lewis - 1950
    Ralph Peterson, Jr. - 1962

    21st:
    Fats Waller - 1904
    Bill Holman - 1927
    Lawrence Marable - 1929

    22nd:
    Sun Ra - 1914
    Jackie Cain - 1928
    Kenny Ball - 1930
    Dick Berk - 1939
    Eddie Louiss - 1941

    23rd:
    Artie Shaw - 1910
    Humphrey Littleton - 1921
    Rosemary Clooney - 1928
    Daniel Humair - 1938
    Marvin Stamm - 1939
    Famoudou Don Moye - 1946
    Richie Beirach - 1947
    Ken Peplowski - 1959

    24th:
    Archie Shepp - 1937
    Charles Earland - 1941

    25th:
    Jimmy Hamilton - 1917
    Marshall Allen - 1924
    Gary Foster - 1936
    Phil Ranelin - 1939
    Christof Lauer - 1953
    Wallace Roney - 1960

    26th:
    Mamie Smith - 1883
    Shorty Baker - 1914
    Ziggy Elman - 1914
    Peggy Lee - 1920
    Miles Davis - 1926
    Lew Tabackin - 1940

    27th:
    Albert Nicholas - 1900
    Bud Shank - 1926
    Ramsey Lewis - 1935
    Niels-Henning Orsted-Pederson - 1946
    Dee Dee Bridgewater - 1950
    Nat Reeves - 1955
    Gonzalo Rubalcaba - 1963

    28th:
    Andy Kirk - 1898
    Tommy Ladnier - 1900
    Russ Freeman - 1926
    Claudio Roditi - 1946
    Arto Lindsay - 1953

    29th:
    Eugene Wright - 1923
    Dick Hafer - 1927
    Freddie Redd - 1927
    Ron Levy - 1951
    Hilton Ruiz - 1952
    Jim Snidero - 1958
    Kenny Washington - 1958

    30th:
    Frankie "Tram" Trumbauer - 1901
    Sidney de Paris - 1905
    Benny Goodman - 1909
    Dave McKenna - 1930
    Harry Beckett - 1935

    31st:
    Otto Hardwicke - 1904
    Red Holloway - 1927
    Albert "Tootie" Heath - 1935
    Louis Hayes - 1937
    Greg Abate - 1947
    Paulinho da Costa - 1948
    Marty Ehrlich - 1955
    Christian McBride - 1972


    Bill
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