9 September

Billy Preston
Keyboardist, Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Gospel Singer, Drummer, Organist, b.1946, born in Houston; the first non-Beatle to be credited on a Beatles record “Get Back” for his musical contributions, also a so-called fifth Beatle

Elvin Ray Jones
Jazz Drummer, b.1927 d.2004, Pontiac, MI

Fred Stone
Trumpet, b.1935 d.1986, Toronto, Canada

George Maycock
Piano, b.1917 d.1979, Panama

George Mraz
Jazz Bassist, b.1944, Pisek, Czechoslovakia

Jean Omer
Clarinet, b.1912, Nivelles, Belgium

Otis Redding
Soul Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Music Producer, Composer, b. 1941 d.1967, born in Dawson, GA; Sittin’ on the
Dock of the Bay; d. in the crash of his private plane in Wisconsin

Tom Wopat
Jazz Singer, TV Actor, b.1951, of TV series The Dukes of Hazzard as Luke Duke, Cybill’s Jeff, All My Children’s Hank Pecham

Walter Benton
Tenor Sax, b.1930, Los Angeles, CA

Zbigniew Namyslowski
Alto Sax, b.1939, Warsaw, Poland

Ze Eduardo
Bass, b.1952, Lisbon, Portugal

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