25 December

Don Alias
Drums, b.1939, New York, NY

Ernie Andrews
Vocal, b.1927, Philadelphia, PA

Dale Barlow
Tenor Sax, b.1959, Sydney, Australia

Merritt Brunies
Cornet, b.1895 d.1973, New Orleans, LA

Joe Butler
Bass, b.1907 d.1982, New Orleans, LA

Cab Calloway
Vocal, Leader, b.1907 d.1994, Rochester, NY

Wayman Carver
Flute, b.1905 d.1967, Portsmouth, VA

Louis Cottrell, Sr.
Drums, b.1878 d.1927, New Orleans, LA

Ronnie Cuber
Baritone Sax, b.1941, Brooklyn, NY

Ben Dixon
Drums, b.1934, Gaffney, SC

Chris Ellis
Vocal, b.1928, Shrewsbury, England

Rick Fay
Clarinet, Saxophone, b.1926 d1999, Evanston, IL

Izzy Friedman
Clarinet, b.1903, Linton, NJ

Eddie Gibbs
Guitar, b.1908, New Haven, CT

Bob James
Piano, Keyboards, b.1939, Marshall, MI

Pat Jenkins
Trumpet, b.1914, Norfolk, VA

Harry Klein
Baritone Sax, b.1928, London, England

Harry “Big Jim” Lawson
Trumpet, b.1904, Round Rock, TX

Dmitri Matheny
Trumpet, b.1965, Nashville, TN

Chucho Merchan
Bass, b.1953, Bogota, Columbia

Oscar Moore
Guitar, b.1912 d.1981, Austin, TX

“Kid” Ory
Trombone, b.1886 d.1973, La Place, LA

Don Pullen
Piano, b.1941 d.1995, Roanoke, VA

“Big Jim” Robinson
Trombone, b.1892 d.1976, Deer Ranger, LA

Pete Rugolo
Arranger, Composer, b.1915, San Piero, Sicily

Eddie Safranski
Bass, b.1918 d.1974, Pittsburgh, PA

Herbie Spanier
Trumpet, b.1928, Cupar, Saskatchawan, Canada

Chris Woods
Alto Sax, b.1925 d.1985, Memphis, TN

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