29 July

Al Wynn, Trombone, b.1907 d.1973, New Orleans, LA
Alan Lee, Vibes, Leader, b.1936, Melbourne, Australia
Arre Merikanto, Composer, Finnish, b.1893 12 tone music notation engineer
Charlie Christian, Jazz Musician, Guitarist, b.1916 d.1942, Jazz amplified guitar pioneer, Dallas TX
Don Redman, Bandleader, Composer, Arranger, Jazz Saxophonist, Reeds, Singer, b.1900 d.1964, large orchestra evolution pioneer, Piedmont, WV
Ellyn Rucker, Piano, Vocal, b.1937, Des Moines, IA
Jean-Charles Capon, Cello, b.1936, Vichy, France
Joe Beck, Jazz, Rock Performer, Guitarist, b.1945, Philadelphia, PA
Ken Burns, Movie Producer, documentaries; b.1953, Jazz and Civil War miniseries
Lisa Ekdahl, Vocalist, b.1971, Scandinavian
Mikis Theodorakis, Composer, Greek, b.1925, Zorba the Greek soundtrack
Sigmund Romberg, Songwriter, Composer, Operettas, b. 1887 d.1951, Blossom Time, The Student Prince, The Desert Song, Up in Central Park; songs: When Hearts are Young, Deep in My Heart Dear, Golden Days, Lover Come Back to Me, Softly as in a Morning Sunrise, When I Grow Too Old to Dream; founding member of ASCAP, Hungarian
Victor Lewis, Guitar, Leader, b.1919, London, England

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