23 December

Tom Albert
Trumpet, b.1877 d.1968, Algiers, LA

Muhammad Ali
Drums, b.1936, Philadelphia, PA

Chet Baker
Trumpet, Vocal, b.1929 d.1988, Yale, OK

Ralph Bowen
Tenor Sax, b.1961, Guelph, Canada

John Drew
Bass, b.1927, Sheffield, England

John Gordon
Alto Sax, b.1966, New York, NY

Ron Gowans
Reeds, Flute, b.1912, Sydney, Australia

Joe Harris
Drums, b.1926, Pittsburgh, PA

Laurence Hobgood
Piano, b.1959, ?

Mike Jackson
Piano, Composer, b.1888 d.1945, Louisville, KY

“Pinocchio” James
Vocal, b.1927, Macon, GA

Frank Morgan (
Alto Sax, b.1933 d. 14 December 2007, Minneapolis, MN
Morgan was a jazz saxophonist with a career spanning more than 50 years. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He mainly played alto saxophone but also played soprano saxophone. During the 1950s he was known as a Charlie Parker protege and recorded several bebop albums.

Joe Thomas
Tenor Sax, b.1908, Muskogee, OK

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