10 February

Larry Adler
Composer, Harmonicaist, Virtuoso, b.1914 d.2001, Baltimore, MD

Rhan Burton
Piano, b.1934, Louisville, KY

Bob Carroll
Tenor Sax, b.1905 d.1952, Louisville, KY

Rockin Dopsie Sr .
Jazz-Fusion Performer, Singer, Bandleader, Accordionist, b.1932 d.1993, RN: Alton Jay Rubin; fused Cajun with R&B music (zydeco); guested on Paul Simon’s Graceland album playing accordion, so “Weird Al” is in good company on the pop charts.

Jimmy Durante
Comedian, Singer, Author, TV, Movie, Stage Actor, Composer, Variety Show Host, Vaudevillan, Pianist, b.1893 d.1980, ‘Inka Dinka Doo’ ‘Schnozzola’ man; Jimmy Durante Show, Lennon Sisters, born in New York City

Roberta Flack
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Pianist, Baptist, b.1940, Black Mountain, NC

Paolo Fresu
Trumpet, b.1961, Italy

Sir Roland Hanna
Piano, b.1932 d.2002, Detroit, MI

Joe Haymes
Piano, b.1907 d.1964, Marshfield, MO

Perry Lopez
Guitar, b.1924, Philadelphia, PA

Lawrence “Butch” Morris
Cornet, b.1947, Los Angeles, CA

Bert Niosi, Clarinet
b.1909 d.1987, London, ONT, Canada

Walter Perkins
Drums, b.1932 d.2004, Chicago, IL

Ed Polcer
Cornet, b.1937, Paterson, NJ

Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano, b.1927, bron in Laurel, Miss.; MN: Mary

Rufus Reid
Bass, b.1944, Sacramento, CA

Walter “Foots” Thomas
Reeds, b.1907 d.1981, Muskogee, OK

Chick Webb
Bandleader, Drummer, Jazz Musician, b.1909 d.1939, FN: William; NN: The Little Giant of the Drums; of Ella Fitzgerald band, Baltimore, MD

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