26 July

Ab Kroon (piano) – 1953

Andrea Tofanelli (trumpet) – 1965

Andy Connell, b.1961, Jazz-Pop Performer, of Swing Out Sister

Bob Davis (piano) – 1927

Bobby Hebb, b.1941 Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Pop Singer, “Sunny” singer

Buddy Clark, b.1911

Casey Jones – 1939

Charlie Persip, Drums, b.1929, Morristown, NJ

Dia DiCristino (vocals)

Duncan Mackay, b.1950 Pianist, sessionist for Kate Bush, Alan Parsons, 10cc, and others; soloist, Cape Town South Africa

Earl MacDonald (composer/conductor/leader) – 1970

Erskine Hawkins, b.1914 d.1993 Bandleader, Trumpeter, Songwriter, Birmingham, AL

Fay Victor (vocals)

Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, b.1791 d.1844 Composer, WAM’s 6th child

Fred Bohler, Piano, b.1912, Zurich, Switzerland

Freddie Williams (guitar) – 1986

Gary Tole (trombone)

Gradie Stone (vocals) – 1961

Gus Aiken, Trumpet, b.1902 d.1973, Charleston, SC

Jack Six, Bass, b.1930, Danville, IL

James Muller (guitar) – 1974

Jan Randall (piano) – 1952

JoAnne Brackeen, Piano, b.1938, Ventura, CA

Louis Bellson, b.1924 Bandleader, Jazz Musician, Drummer, Composer, Arranger, Pearl Bailey’s husband; veteran of the Goodman, Dorsey, Ellington, & Doc Severinsen big bands; some say b. 1925, Rock Falls, IL

Malcolm Walker, b.1955 Opera Baritone, Nicholas’ twin

Marco Tacchini (bass, electric) – 1965

Natsuki Tamura (trumpet) – 1951

Patti Bown, Piano, b.1931, Seattle, WA

Rafik Mankarios (drums) – 1966

Ralph Blane, b.1914 d.1995, Songwriter, one-half of the songwriting team that penned “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

Ruben Lopez Furst, Piano, b.1937, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Serge Koussevitzky, b.1874 d.1951 Conductor/Composer, Russian, RFN:Sergei Alexandrovitch

Tom Heasley (tuba)

Wayne Krantz (guitar) – 1956

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