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Afrika Bambaataa: 1960 (is 50 in 2010, 51 in 2011)? – Modern Rock Singer, AP says 1960; some say b. Apr 10, 1958 (is 52 in 2010)

Alvin “Junior” Samples: 1926=d.Nov 13, 1983 (was 57) – Comedian, Singer,
Harmonicaist, Hee Haw country comedian

Babyface: 1958 (is 52 in 2010, 53 in 2011) – Pop Singer, RN: Kenneth Edmonds

Barbara Lea (vocals) – 1929

Bill Gati (piano) – 1959

Bobby Smith: 1936 (is 74 in 2010, 75 in 2011) – Rhythm and Blues Singer,
of The Spinners

Brian Setzer: 1959 (is 51 in 2010, 52 in 2011) – Jump Jazz, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, Songwriter, Movie Actor, b. in Long Island, NY; of The Stray Cats, soloist; La Bamba’s Eddie Cochran

Claude Bolling: 1930 (is 80 in 2010, 81 in 2011) b.Cannes, France – Jazz Pianist, Composer

D Bayne (piano) – 1972

Dave Hill (guitar, electric) – 1963

Dave Peverett: 1950=d.Feb 7, 2000 (was 49) – Singer/Guitarist, Songwriter, British, NN:Lonesome; of Savoy Brown, Foghat

Denny Zeitlin: 1938 (is 72 in 2010, 73 in 2011), Chicago, IL – Composer, Keyboardist, Bassist

Eddie Hazel: 1950=d.Dec 23, 1992 (was 42) – Guitarist, Funkadelic founder; NOT to be confused with Eddie Hazell with 2 “L”s!

Eric Bolvin (trumpet) – 1961

Fess Williams – Clarinet, Leader, b.1894 d.1975, Danville, KY

Fraser MacPherson – Tenor Sax, b.1928 d.1993, Winnepeg, Canada

Fud Livingston – Tenor Sax, b.1906 d.1957, Charleston, SC

George Freeman – 1927

Jerzy Matuszkiewicz – Saxophone, b. 1928, Jaslo, Poland

Joey DeFrancesco (organ, Hammond B3) – 1971

Joey Ransier (guitar) – 1992

John Brim – 1922

Jon Delaney (guitar) – 1976

Kai Ewans – Alto Sax, Leader, b.1906, Horsholm, Denmark

Kenny Lattimore: 1970 (is 40 in 2010, 41 in 2011) – R&B Singer

Mariusz Wojtowicz (violin) – 1960

Martin Denny: 1911=d.Mar 2, 2005 (was 93) – Composer, Arranger, Pianist, b.1911 d.2005, New York, NY originated the exotic sounds in Hawaii

Mike Lee (sax, tenor) – 1963

Morty Corb – Bass, b.1917, San Antonio, TX

Nathaniel Nelson: 1932=d.Jun 1, 1984 (was 52) – Soul Singer, of The Flamingos, Platters

Omar Sosa (piano) – 1965

Phil Mason – Cornet, b.1940, London, England

Raivo Stasans (saxophone) – 1972

Ray Agee – 1930

Rob Murray (drums) – 1850

Rosco Gordon (piano) – 1928

Roy Assaf (piano) – 1982

Sheb Wooley: 1921=d.Sep 16, 2003 (was 82) – Country Singer/Guitarist,
TV/Movie Actor, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Publisher, Bandleader, Comedian, b. in Erick, OK; RFN:Shelby F.; Purple People Eater; Rawhide’s Pete Nolan, Hee Haw composer & reg ’69; Comic as Ben Colder

Shemekia Copeland: 1979 (is 31 in 2010, 32 in 2011) – Blues Singer

Stelios Romaliadis (flute) – 1981

Udo Betz (bass) – 1968

Walter Bishop (piano) – 1927 Played with Charlie Parker and Cape Town born South Africa Harold Jephta

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