13 January

Danny Barker
Jazz Performer, Banjoist, Guitarist, b.1909 d.1994, New Orleans, LA

Steve Brown
Tuba, Bass, b.1890 d.1965, New Orleans,LA

Ed Burke
Trombone, b.1909 d.1988, Fulton, MO

Putney Dandridge
Piano, Vocal, b.1902 d.1946, Richmond, VA

Bill Easley
Tenor Sax, b.1946, Olean, NY

Percy Humphrey
Trumpet, b.1905 d.1995, New Orleans, LA

Quentin “Butter” Jackson
Jazz Performer, Trombonist, b.1909 d.1976, of the Duke Ellington band, Springfield, OH

Otis Johnson
Trumpet, b.1910 d.1994, New York, NY

Eero Koivistoinen
Tenor Sax, b.1941, Helsinki, Finland

Bobby Lester
Singer, b.1930 d.1980, of The Moonglows

Melba Liston
Trombonist, b.1926 d.1999, Kansas City, MO

Vido Musso
Tenor Saxophone, b.1913 d.1982, Carini, Sicily

Joe Pass
Jazz Performer, Guitarist, b.1929 d.1995, New Brunswick, NJ

Nat Peck
Trombone, b.1925, New York, NY

Sophie Tucker
Singer, Russian, b.1884 d.1966 NN: Last of the Red Hot Mamas; RN: Sophia Kalish Abuza or Sonia Kalish

Gwen Verdon
Singer, Movie, Stage Actress, Dancer, b. 1925 d.2000, born in Culver City, Calif.; Cotton Club, Sweet Charity

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