15 September

Al Casey
Violinist, Ukelele, Guitarist, Saloon Singer, b.1915 d.2005, RFN: Robert Waltrip, Louisville, KY

Arvell Shaw
Jazz Bassist, b.1923 d.2002, St. Louis, MO

Bert Ambrose
Bandleader, b.1896 d.1971, Leeds, England

Bobby Nichols
Trumpet, b.1924, Boston, MA

Bobby Short
Singer, Pianist, Author, b.1924 d.2005, Danville, IL

Gene Roland
Composer, Arranger, Horns, b.1921d.1982, Dallas, TX

Jessye Norman
Opera Singer, b.1945

Julian “Cannonball” Adderley
Jazz Performer, Alto-sax, Soprano-sax, Composer, Bandleader, b.1928 d.1975, RFN: Julian Edwin, Tampa, FL

Kid Sheik Colar
Trumpet, b.1908 d.1996, New Orleans, LA

Ram Ramirez
Piano, Composer, b.1913 d.1994, Puerto Rico

Robert Lee Petersen
Bass, b.1925, Davenport, IA

Selden Powell
Tenor Sax, b.1928 d.1997, Lawrenceville, VA

Snooky Pryor
Blues Singer, Harmonicaist, Drummer, b.1921, RFN: James Edward

Stanley Dance
Writer, Critic, b.1910 d.1999, Braintree, England

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