30 July

Benny Featherstone, Trumpet, b.1912 d.1977, Tasmania, Australia
Buddy Guy, b.1959, Blues Singer, Blues Guitarist, b.1936, RN: George, Stone Crazy, LPs: A Man and His Blues, This is Buddy Guy, Hold That Plane, Hot and Cool, Buddy and the Juniors, In the Beginning; in films: The Blues is Alive and Well in Chicago, Out of the Blacks and into the Blues; on BBC-TV: Supershow, Chicago Blues
Christine McGuire, Singer, The McGuire Sisters: b. 1929, songs included Sincerely, Something’s Gotta Give, He, Sugartime
David Sanborn, Jazz Performer, Alto sax, Flutist, b.1945, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, soloist, with Paul Shaffer’s band, LP: Voyeur [1981]; Sanborn, David Sanborn Band, Heart to Heart, Hideaway, As We Speak, Backstreet, Straight to the Heart, Love and Happiness; composer: TV movie score: Finnegan Begin Again, Tampa, FL
Frank Smith, Reeds, Sydney, b.1927 d.1974, Australia
Frank Stallone Jazz Pop Singer, b.1950, Sylvester’s brother
Hal Smith, Drums, b.1953, b. Indianapolis, IN
Hilton Jefferson, Alto Sax, b.1903 d.1968, Danbury, CT
James Spaulding, Alto Sax, Flute, b.1937, Indianapolis, IN
Kevin Mahogany, Jazz Singer, Gospel Singer, Blues Singer, b. 1958
Maria A Nannerl Mozart, b.1751, Pianist, Austrian, Wolfgang’s sister
Otis Taylor, b.1948, Blues Singer
Paul Anka, songwriter: b.1941, Songs written; Johnny’s Theme [Tonight Show Theme], My Way, She’s a Lady, Diana; singer: 33 hits over 3 decades: Diana, You Are My Destiny, Lonely Boy, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, Puppy Love, You’re Having My Baby
Roy Porter, Drums, Leader, b.1923 d.1998, Walsenburg, CO
Vernal Fournier, Drums, b.1928, New Orleans, LA

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