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December Birthday List

Discussion in 'General Jazz Discussions' started by jazzbill, Dec 2, 2016.

  1. jazzbill

    jazzbill Maitre d' Forums Staff Member

    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Here's a list of jazz artist's birthdays for the month of December:

    1st:
    John Bunch - 1921
    Jimmy Lyons - 1933
    Carlos Garnett - 1938
    Jaco Pastorius - 1951

    2nd:
    Eddie Sauter - 1914
    Charlie Ventura - 1916
    Wynton Kelly - 1931
    Ronnie Mathews - 1935
    P.J. Perry - 1941

    3rd:
    Paul Lingle - 1902
    Herbie Nichols - 1919
    Sylvia Sims - 1919
    Webster Young - 1932

    4th:
    Eddie Heywood - 1915
    Russell Jacquet - 1917
    Frank Tiberi - 1928
    Jim Hall - 1930
    Dennis Charles - 1933
    Ernie Carson - 1937
    Andy Laverne - 1947
    Cassandra Wilson - 1955

    5th:
    Marshall Royal - 1912
    Kansas Fields - 1915
    Johnny Pate - 1923
    Art Davis - 1934
    Egberto Gismonti - 1944
    Enrico Pieranunzi - 1949

    6th:
    Armand Hug - 1910
    Dave Brubeck - 1920
    Bob Cooper - 1925
    Frank Dunlop - 1928
    Eddie Gladden - 1937
    Jay Leonhart - 1940
    Miroslav Vitous - 1947
    Harvie Swartz - 1948

    7th:
    Teddy Hill - 1909
    Louis Prima - 1911
    Billy Moore Jr. - 1917
    Matthew Shipp - 1960

    8th:
    Jimmy Smith - 1925

    9th:
    Bob Scobey - 1916
    Donald Byrd - 1932
    Jimmy Owens - 1943
    Kip Hanrahan - 1954

    10th:
    Ray Nance - 1913
    Bob Cranshaw - 1932
    Don Sebesky - 1937
    Franco Ambrosetti - 1941
    Michael Lang - 1941
    Paul Hardcastle - 1957

    11th:
    Alan Levitt - 1932
    Lou Rawls - 1935
    McCoy Tyner - 1938

    12th:
    Eddie Barefield - 1909
    Frank Sinatra - 1915
    Joe Williams - 1918
    Bob Dorough - 1923
    Dodo Marmarosa - 1925
    Toshiko Akiyoshi - 1929
    Grover Washington Jr. - 1943
    Alex Acuna - 1944
    Michael Carvin - 1944
    Tony Williams - 1945

    13th:
    Sonny Greer - 1891
    Jackie Davis - 1920
    Bill Hood - 1924
    Reggie Johnson - 1940
    Mark Elf - 1949

    14th:
    Budd Johnson - 1910
    Ted Buckner - 1913
    Clark Terry - 1920
    Cecil Payne - 1922
    Phineas Newborn, Jr. - 1931
    Leo Wright - 1933
    Jerome Cooper - 1946
    John Lurie - 1952
    Dan Barrett - 1955

    15th:
    John Hammond - 1910
    Stan Kenton - 1911
    Billy Butler - 1925
    Gene Quill - 1927
    Barry Harris - 1929
    Curtis Fuller - 1934
    Dannie Richmond - 1935
    Eddie Palmieri - 1936

    16th:
    Andy Razaf - 1895
    Turk Murphy - 1915
    Sam Most - 1930
    Johnny Hammond Smith - 1933
    Joe Farrell - 1937
    John Abercrombie - 1944
    Rene McLean - 1946
    Robben Ford - 1951

    17th:
    Ray Noble - 1903
    Sy Oliver - 1910
    Joe Kennedy - 1923
    Sonny Red - 1932
    Walter Booker - 1933

    18th:
    Fletcher Henderson - 1897
    Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - 1917
    Harold Land - 1928
    Leo Smith - 1941

    19th:
    Lu Watters - 1911
    Bob Brookmeyer - 1929
    Bobby Timmons - 1935
    Milcho Leviev - 1937
    Lenny White - 1949
    Eric Marienthal - 1957

    20th:
    John Hardee - 1918
    Arne Domnerus - 1924
    Larry Willis - 1940

    21st:
    Panama Francis - 1918
    Marshall Brown - 1920
    Rita Reys - 1924
    Hank Crawford - 1934
    Frank Zappa - 1940
    John Hicks - 1941

    22nd:
    Reunald Jones - 1910
    Joe Lee Wilson - 1935
    Nick Ceroli - 1939
    Frank Gambale - 1958
    John Patitucci - 1959

    23rd:
    Chet Baker - 1929
    Frank Morgan - 1933

    24th:
    Baby Dodds - 1898
    Cladys "Jabbo" Smith - 1908
    Ray Bryant - 1931
    Chris McGregor - 1936
    Woody Shaw - 1944
    Ralph Moore - 1956

    25th:
    Kid Ory - 1890
    Jim Robinson - 1892
    Wayman Carver - 1905
    Cab Calloway - 1907
    Pete Rugulo - 1915
    Eddie Safranski - 1918
    Chris Woods - 1925
    Don Alias - 1939
    Bob James - 1939
    Ronnie Cuber - 1941
    Don Pullen - 1941

    26th:
    Monty Budwig - 1929
    Billy Bean - 1933
    John Scofield - 1951

    27th:
    Bunk Johnson - 1889
    Johnny Frigo - 1916
    Booty Wood - 1919
    Bill Crow - 1927
    Walter Norris - 1931
    T.S. Monk - 1949

    28th:
    Earl "Fatha" Hines - 1903
    Moe Koffman - 1928
    Ed Thigpen - 1930
    Dick Sudhalter - 1938
    Lonnie Liston Smith - 1940
    Ted Nash - 1959
    Michel Petrucciani - 1962

    29th:
    Willie Humphrey - 1900
    Snub Mosley - 1905
    Cutty Cutshall - 1911
    Joe Lovano - 1952
    Danilo Perez - 1966

    30th:
    Jimmy Jones - 1918
    Stan Tracey - 1926
    Jack Montrose - 1928
    Wolfgang Dauner - 1935
    Jerry Granelli - 1940
    Lewis Nash - 1958
    Ron Affif - 1965

    31st:
    John Kirby - 1908
    Jonah Jones - 1909
    Gil Melle - 1931
    Jimmy Haslip - 1951


    Happy Holidays to everyone!


    "Santa" Bill
    52nd St
     

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