2 February

Martina Arroyo
Opera Soprano, b.1937, born in New York City

Andrew Brown
Bass Sax, b.1900 d.1960, New York, NY

Bill Brunskill
Trumpet, b.1920, London, England

Jody Christian
Piano, b.1932, Chicago, IL

Basil “Manenberg” Coetzee
Tenor Sax, b.1944 d.1997, Cape Town, South Africa

Albert “Al” McKay
Rhythm and Blues Performer, Guitarist, b.1948, of Earth Wind & Fire, also played sessions for Emotions, Herbie Hancock, among others.

Stan Getz
Jazz Performer, Pianist, Tenor-sax, b.1927 d.1991, RN: Stanley Gayetzsky; of Dave Brubeck Quartet, Philadelphia, PA

Tony Gould
Piano, b.1940, Melbourne, Australia

Jascha Heifetz
Violinist, b.1901 d.1987, Russian

Alfonso Johnson
Bass, b.1951, Philadelphia, PA

Lonnie Johnson
Blues-Jazz Performer, Singer, Guitarist, Pianist, Violinist, b.1889 d.1970, RN: Alonzo Johnson

Louis Keppard
Guitar, Tuba, b.1888 d.1986, New Orleans, LA

Johnny King
Piano, b.1965, New York, NY

Fritz Kriesler
Composer, Violinist, Scholar, b.1875 d.1962, Austrian

Burton Lane
Composer, b.1912 d.1997, RLN: Levy; Broadway tunes; Finian’s Rainbow, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Arthur Lyman
Pianist, Guitarist, Drummer, Vibraphone, b.1933 d.2002

Joe Mondragon
Bass, b.1920 d.1987, Antonito, CO

Dave Newton
Piano, b.1958, Glasgow, Scotland

Emanual Paul
Violin, Banjo, b.1904 d.1988, New Orleans, LA

Mimi Perrin
Vocal, b.1926, Paris, France

Wilbert “Red” Prysock
Tenor Sax, b.1926,

Louis Sclavis
b.1953, Bass Clarinet, Lyon, France

Sonny Stitt
Jazz Saxophonist, Alto, Tenor Sax, b.1924 d.1982, Boston, MA

Elaine Stritch
Jazz, Cabaret Singer, TV, Movie, Stage Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, b.1925, born in Detroit; Pantomime Quiz, The Growing Paynes, Ellen Burstyn Show, One Life to Live’s Wilma Bern, Small Time Crooks

James Blood Ulmer
Guitar, b.1942, St. Matthews, SC

“Vlady” Wiadimiro Bas Zabache
Alto Sax b.1929, Bilbao, Spain

David Whitfield
Opera Tenor, b.1925 d.1980, British, the first Brit to have a million-seller in the USA “Cara Mia”; some say b. Feb 2, 1926

Ken Wray
Trombone, b.1927, Manchester, England

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