23 September

“Tiny” Bradshaw
Leader, b.1905 d.1958, Youngstown, OH

“Wooden” Joe Nicholas
Cornet, b.1883 d.1957, New Orleans, LA

Albert Ammons
Piano, b.1907 d.1949, Chicago, IL

Bardu Ali
Leader, Vocal, b.1910, New Orleans, LA

Christian Escoude
Guitar, b.1947, Angouleme, France

Don Grolnick
Jazz Musician, b.1947 d.1996, New York, NY

Dottie Dodgion
Drums, b.1929, Brea, CA

Duster Bennett
Blues Performer, Singer, Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Songwriter, b.1946 d.1976, British

Frank Foster
Tenor Sax, b.1928, Cincinnati, OH

George Matthews
Trombone, b.1912 d.1982, Dominica, British West Indies

Gerd Dudek
Tenor Sax, b.1938, Gross Dobern, Germany

Jeremy Steig
Jazz Flutist, Flautist, b.1943, solo and with Johnny Winter among others, New York, NY

Jimmy Woode
Jazz Performer, Bassist, b.1928, of Duke Ellington band, Philadelphia, PA

John “Trane” Coltrane
Jazz Musician, Soprano-sax, Tenor-sax, Composer, tenor & soprano sax innovator; b.1926 d.1967, of Miles Davis Quintet,; Hamlet, SC

John Warren
Baritone Sax, b.1938, Montreal, Que, Canada

Les McCann
Piano, Vocal, b.1935, Lexington, KY

Michel Gaudry
Bass, b.1928, Eu, France

Norma Winstone
Jazz Vocal, b.1941, London, England

Ray Charles
Blues Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Pianist, Composer, Songwriter, Clarinetist, Organist, Bandleader, Music Executive, Arranger, Alto-sax, b.1930 d.2004, Baptist, 3’s Company Theme Singer; LN: Robinson; Hit the Road Jack, Coke and Diet Pepsi singer: You’ve Got The Right One Baby Uh Huh!, Albany, GA

Roy Buchanan
Singer, Guitarist, Blues, Rock Performer, Songwriter, b.1939 d.1988

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