19 May

Georgie Auld
Tenor Sax, b.1919 Toronto, Ontario, Canada d.1990 Palm Springs, California – Georgie was a jazz tenor saxophonist, clarinetist and bandleader. Auld lived in the United States from the late 1920s onward. In the mid-1940s he had a popular big band. In 1977 he played a bandleader in the box-office failure New York, New York and also acted as a tech http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgie_Auldnical consultant for the film. For more information go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgie_Auld

Bobby Bryant
Trumpet, b.1934, Hattiesburg, MS

Sonny Fortune
Alto Sax, b.1939, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Sonny Fortune is an American jazz alto saxophonist and flautist. In the early 1970s he performed in McCoy Tyner’s band. For more information visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Fortune

Olli Hame
Bass, b.1924 d.1984, Helsinki, Finland

Gregory Herbert
Tenor Sax, b.1947-1978, Philadelphia, PA

Cecil McBee
Bass, b.1935, Tulsa, OK – Cecil is an American post-bop jazz bassist, described by the Guinness Who’s Who of Jazz (Second Edition, ed. Colin Larkin, 1995) as “a full-toned bassist who creates rich, singing phrases in a wide range of contemporary jazz contexts.” For more information go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_McBee

Monette Moore
Vocal, b.1902 d.1962, Gainsville, TX

Tom Scott
Tenor Sax, b.1948, Los Angeles, CA – Tom is a multiple award-winning saxophonist, composer, arranger, conductor and leader of the west coast jazz fusion ensemble, the L.A. Express. His best-known works are the theme-tunes for the 1970s TV series Starsky and Hutch and Streets of San Francisco. For more information go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Scott_%28musician%29

Eric Silk
Banjo, Leader, b.1926 d.1982, London, England

Richard Teitelbaum
Composer, b.1939, New York, NY – Teitelbaum is a composer, keyboardist, and improvisor. He is a former student of Allen Forte, Mel Powell, Luigi Nono. He is best known for his live electronic music and synthesizer performance. He is also involved with world music and uses Japanese, Indian, and western classical instruments and notation. For more information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Teitelbaum

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