29 August

“Red” Kelly
Bass, b.1927 d.2004, Shelby, MT

Bennie Maupin
Saxophone, b.1940, Detroit, MI

Charlie “Bird” Parker
Jazz Performer, Composer, Alto-sax, Bandleader, b.1920 d.1955, aka Yardbird; bebop co-creator; great jazz improviser, Kansas City, MO

Chet Catallo
Blues-Jazz Performer, Guitarist, b.1954 of Spyro Gyra

Dinah Washington
Jazz Singer, Blues Singer, Jazz Pianist, b.1924 d.1963, NN: Queen of the Harlem Blues; RN: Ruth Lee Jones, Tuscaloosa, AL

Gilbert Rovere
Bass, b.1939, Toulon, France

Istvan Kertesz
Conductor, b.1929, d.1973, Israeli, the principal conductor of the London Symphony

Jack Teagarden
Trombonist, Jazz Singer, Bandleader, b.1905 d.1964, FMN: Weldon John; Charlie’s brother;

Jerry Dodgion
Saxophonist, b.1932, Richmond, CA

Jimmy Strong
Clarinet, Tenor Sax, b.1906 d.1940

Julio Fernandez:
Jazz Musician, Guitarist, b.1954, of Spyro Gyra

Mark Wood
Guitar, b.1954, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

Me’Shell NdegeOcello
Singer, Bass Player, Songwriter, b.1969

Rolf Ericson
Trumpet, b.1922 d.1997, Stockholm, Sweden

Sylvia Fine
Lyricist, Producer, Songwriter, b.1893 d.1991, Danny Kaye’s wife

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