17 September

Bill Black
Bassist, Songwriter, b.1926 d.1965, born in Memphis, TN; of Elvis Presley’s band; Bill Black Combo, warm-up act during the Beatles’ American tour

Bill McKinney
Jazz Performer, Drummer, Bandleader, b.1895 d.1965, of McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

Curtis Peagler
Alto Sax, b.1934 d.1992, Cincinnati, OH

David “Happy” Williams
Jazz Bassist, b.1946, Trinidad

Earl May
Jazz Bassist, b.1927, New York, NY

Hubert Rostaing
Tenor Sax, b.1918 d.1990, Lyons, France

Jack McDuff
Organist, Composer, Jazz Performer, b.1926 d.2001, Champaign, IL

Leon Merian
Trumpet, b.1923, South Braintree, MA

Little Milton
Campbell Blues Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, b.1933 d.2005

Louis Nelson
Trombone, b.1902, New Orleans, LA

Perry Morris Robinson
Clarinet, b.1938, NYC

Ralph Sharon
Piano, Arranger, b.1923, London, England

Sil Austin
Tenor Sax, b.1929 d.2001, Dunellon, FL

Theo Loevendie
Tenor Sax, b.1930, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Timothy Willams
Trombonist, b.1957

William McKinney
Drums, Leader, b.1895 d.1969, Cynthiana, KY

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