23 January

Alexander O’Neal: 1955 (is 56 in 2011, 57 in 2012)? – Rhythm and Blues Singer, Music Producer, AP says Nov 15; some say b. Nov 14, 1953 (is 58 in 2011), b. Nov 15, 1953 (is 58 in 2011), b. Nov 15, 1953 (is 58 in 2011), or b. Jan 23, 1954 (is 57 in 2011)

Andre Hayward (trombone) – 1973

Benny Waters – Tenor Saxophone, b.1902 d.1998, Brighton, MD

Bobby Lewis – Trumpet, 1936, Oskosh, WI

Bram Stadhouders (guitar) – 1987

Chita Rivera – Singer, TV, Movie, Stage Actress, Dancer, b.1933, born in Washington, D.C.; RN: Dolores Conchita Figuero del Rivero; West Side Story, New Dick Van Dyke Show

Christopher Icasiano (drums) – 1986

Curtis Counce – Bass, b.1926 d.1963, Kansas City, MO

Dave Black – Drums, b.1928, Philadelphia, PA

David Stahl – Trumpet, b.1949, Reading, PA

Dawan Muhammad (reeds) – 1946

Django Reinhardt: 1910=d.May 16, 1953 (was 43) – Jazz Performer, Guitarist, Jazz Singer, Composer, Belgiumese

Erich Kleinschuster – Trombone, b.1930, Graz, Austria

Fred Lee Beckett – Trombone, b.1917 d.1946, Nellerton, MS

Gary Burton – Jazz Musician, Bandleader, Composer, Teacher, Pianist, Vibraphonist, b.1943, Anderson, IN

George Evans (vocals) – 1963

Gianni Coscia – Accordion, b.1931, Alessandria, Italy

Harold Lomax Ousley – Tenor Saxophone, b.1929, Chicago, Il

Harold Ousley – 1929

Heather Moran (vocals) – 1969

Jack Kluger – Leader, b.1912 d.1963, Antwerp, Belgium

Jerry Blake – Clarinet, b.1908 d.1961, Gary, IN

Joe Pandur (guitar) – 1968

Ken Errair – Vocal, b.1928, Detroit, MI

Lori Andrews – 1958

Mark A. Lomax (drums) – 1979

Marty Paich: 1925=d.Aug 12, 1995 (was 70) – Bandleader, Composer, Arranger, on Glen Campbell, Sonny & Cher, & Smothers Bros’ TV shows; David’s dad, Oakland, CA

Michael Conklin (piano) – 1971

Michel Warlop – Violin, b.1911 d.1947, Douai, France

Nicholas Barnhard (piano) – 1991

Nigel Portass (keyboards) – 1943

Ray Abrams – Tenor Saxophone, b.1920, New York, NY

Raymond Droz – Trombone, b.1955 d.2000, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland

Reggie Calloway: 1955 (is 56 in 2011, 57 in 2012) – Rhythm and Blues Musician, Trumpeter, of Midnight Star

Rene Laanen (trombone) – 1952

Richie Crabtree – Piano, b.1934, Sidney, MT

Rocco Ventrella (saxophone) – 1961

Scoops Carry – Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, b.1915 d.1970, Little Rock, AR

Teddy Napoleon – Piano, b.1914 d.1964, New York, NY

Tony Crisos (guitar) – 1977

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