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Abby “Chinee” Foster – Drums, Vocal, b.1900 d.1962, New Orleans, LA

Andrew Woolf (sax, tenor) – 1982

Benny Strickler – Trumpet, b.1917d.1946, Fayetteville, AK

Betty Roche: 1920=d.Feb 16, 1999 (was 79) – Jazz Singer, vocalist with Duke Ellington’s Orchestra in 1943-44; b. 1918 Wilmington, DE

Bruce Muirhead- 1973 Cape Town, South Africa, Bandleader, composer, guitars, UC T Jazz Graduate

Bucky Pizzarelli – Guitarist, b.1926, father of guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli Jr., Paterson, NJ

Buddy Scott – 1935

Buddy Weed – Piano, b.1918 d.1997 Ossining, NY

Carlos Jimenez (flute) – 1977

Carson Smith – Bass, b.1931 d.1997, San Francisco, CA

Charlie Harris – Bass, b.1916-2003, Alexandria, VA

Dame Gracie Fields: 1898=d.Sep 27, 1979 (was 81) – Comedienne, Singer, TV/Movie Actress, Vaudevillaness, English, RLN:Stansfield

Daryl Shawn (guitar, acoustic) – 1971

Dave Matthews: 1967 (is 44 in 2011, 45 in 2012) South Africa, Modern Rock Singer, of The Dave Matthews Band

Dick Jurgens – Band Leader, b.1910 d.1995, Sacremento, CA

DJ Galactic (guitar, acoustic) – 1977

Domenico Modugno: 1928=d.Aug 6, 1994 (was 66) – Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Italian, Volare (or ‘Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu’)

Ed Garland – Bass, b.1885 d.1980, New Orleans, LA

Ed Gaston – Bass, b.1929, Granite Falls, NC

Frank Hovington – 1919

Ishmon Bracey – 1901

Jeno Somlai (drums) – 1971

Jimmy Boyd: 1940=d.Mar 7, 2009 (was 69) – Actor, Singer, Date with the Angels, Bachelor Father’s Howard Meechim, sang “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”.

Jimmy Maxwell – Trumpet, b.1917d. 2002, Stockton, CA

Jimmy Page: 1944 (is 67 in 2011, 68 in 2012) – HALL OF FAMER, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English, b. in London; RFMN:James Patrick; of Yardbirds, New Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, soloist, The Honeydrippers, The Firm, Coverdale-Page

Joan Baez: 1941 (is 70 in 2011, 71 in 2012) – Folk Singer, Actress, Folk Guitarist, Political Activist, b. in Staten Island, N.Y.; The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; advocate of human rights

Joe Baione (vibes) – 1971

John Bostock (piano) – 1954

Jonathan Parker (sax, alto) – 1986

Kenneth “Buddy” Scott – House Singer, Guitarist, b.1935

Kenny Clarke: 1914=d.Jan 25, d.1985 (was 71)? – Jazz Musician, Drummer, Composer, NN:Klook; pioneer of modern bebop drums; d. Jan 25?; of Modern Jazz Quartet Pittsburgh; some say d. Jan 26, 1985 (was 71)

Lamontagne (bass, electric) – 1953

Malcolm Cecil – Bass, b.1937, London, England

Mel Stitzel – Piano, b.1902 d.1952, ?, Germany

Michelle Walker (vocals)

Mo Egeston (keyboards) – 1969 of  Mo & Dawn: the Remix Project

Nick Evans – 1947

Pamela MacCarthy (vocals)

Piotr Michalowski (saxophone) – 1948

Rod McCaulley (bass, acoustic) – 1953

Roger Guerin – Trumpet, b.1926, Saarebruck, France

Roy Suter (piano) – 1953

Ryan Elliott Green (vocals) – 1980

Sacri Delfino (guitar, electric) – 1968

Steve Moore (multi-instrumentalist) – 1976

Tommy Douglas – 1906

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