31 August

Alan Jay Lerner
Lyricist, Dramatist, Playwright, Songwriter, b.1918 d.1986 in New York City; multiple Tony & Oscar winner; My Fair Lady, An
American in Paris, Gigi, Brigadoon, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Camelot; wed 8x’s; d. in NYC

Edgar Sampson
Saxophonist, Arranger, Violinist, Reeds, Composer, b.1907 d.1973, played with Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Rex
Stewart, Chick Webb; one of the most widely-heard but least celebrated writers of the Swing Era music, New York, NY

Gunter Hampel
Vibes, Composer, b.1937, Gottingen, Germany

Herman Riley
Tenor Sax, b.1940, New Orleans, LA

Itzhak Perlman
Violinist, b.1945 in Tel Aviv, Israel; Palestine won 14 Grammy Awards since 1977

Lauderic Caton
Guitar, b.1910 d.1999, Arena, Cedros, Trinidad

Leroy Cooper
Baritone Saxophone, b.1928, Dallas, TX

May Alix
Vocal, b.1904, Chicago, IL

Paul Winter
Soprano Sax, b.1939, Altoona, PA

Steffano Battaglia
Piano, b.1965, Milan, Italy

Todd Rhodes
Piano, Arranger, b.1900 d.1965, Hopkinsville, KY

Van Morrison
Rock & Roll Performer, Singer, Guitarist, Saxophonist, Composer, /Songwriter, Drummer, Harmonicaist, Bassist, Irish, b.1945 in
Belfast; RN: George Ivan; Them lead; soloist; some say 1943

Wilton Felder
Tenor Sax, Bass, Keyboards, b.1940, of the Jazz Crusaders and later the Crusaders, Houston, TX

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