6 March

Steve Beresford
Piano, Trumpet, b.1950, Wellington, England

Bob Bertles
Saxophone, b.1939, Mayfield, Australia

Peter Brotzmann
Tenor Sax, b.1941, Remscheid, Germany

Red Callendar
Bass, Tuba, b.1916 d.1992, Haynesville, VA

Ron “Spanky” Davis
Trumpet, b.1943, Indianapolis, IN

Benny DeWeille
Clarinet, b.1915 d.1977, Lubeck, Germany

Robin Kenyatta
Alto Sax, b.1942 d.2004, Monck’s Corner, SC

Tony Klatka
Trumpeter, b.1946, of Woody Herman, Blood Sweat & Tears

Walter “Furry” Lewis
Blues Singer, Guitarist, Harmonicaistb.1893, father of the blues, originated the bottleneck guitar

Howard McGhee
Trumpet, b.1918 d.1987, Tulsa, OK

Palle Mikkelborg
Trumpet, b.1941, Copenhagen, Denmark

Wes (John Leslie) Montgomery
Guitar, jazz composer, b.1925 d.1968, Indianapolis, IN, one of the most influential guitarists of all time, Windy, Goin’ Out of My Head, Wes’ Tune, Sunny; albums: The Wes Montgomery Trio, The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery, The Montgomery Brothers [w/his brothers Buddy and Monk Montgomery]; died June 15, 1968)

Flora Purim
Vocal, Guitarist, Percussionist, b.1942, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Bill Root
Tenor Sax, b.1934, Philadelphia, PA

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Operatic soprano b. 1944, Gisborne New Zealand, (Don Giovanni)

Charles Tolliver
Trumpet, b.1940, Jacksonville, FL

Lovelace Watkins
singer, b.1938

Bob Wills, Fiddle
Vocal, Leader, b.1905 d.1975, Kosse, TX

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