22 February

Napoleon “Snags” Allen
Piano, b.1915, Macon, GA

Dave Bailey
Drums, b.1926, Portsmouth, VA

Jean Bonal
Guitar, b.1925, Paris, France

Ron Bowden
Drums, b.1928, London, England

Marc Charig
Cornet, b.1944, London, England

Frederic Francis Chopin
Composer, Pianist, Polish; b.1810 d.1849

Roman Dylag
Bass, b.1938, Krakow, Poland

Henry “Bass” Edwards
Tuba, b.1898 d.1965, Atlanta, GA

James Reese Europe
Bandleader, Composer, b.1881 d.1919, 1st black bandleader to record Mobile, AL

George Haslam
Baritone Sax, b.1939, Preston, England

Dave Jones
Clarinet, b.1932, Ilminster, England

Joe LaBarbara
Drums, b.1948, Mount Morris, NY

Harvey Mason
Drums, b.1947, Atlantic City, NJ

Whitey Mitchell
Bass, b.1932, Hackensack, NJ

Thomas Moeckel
Trumpet, b.1950, Basle, Switzerland

Al Sears
Jazz Performer, Reeds, b.1910 d.1990, of Duke Ellington band, Macomb, IL

Rex Stewart
Cornetist, b.1907d.1967, Philadelphia, PA

Joe Tarto
Tuba, Bass, b.1902 d.1986, Newark, NJ

Buddy Tate
Tenor-sax, b.1914 d.2001, of Count Basie band, Sherman, TX

Joe Wilder
Trumpet, b.1922, Colwyn, PA

“Fiddler” Williams
Violin, b.1908 d.2004, Muskogee, OK

Bob Ysaguirre
Bass, Tuba, b.1897 d.1982, Belize, British Honduras

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *