Jazz Musicians in History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 138 of 138

  • 1946-03-28 Richard Sussman, American jazz musician and composer
  • 1946-06-16 Tom Harrell. American jazz musician (Time's Mirror), born in Urbana, Illinois
  • 1947-04-28 Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-09-23 Don Grolnick, jazz musician
  • 1948-11-21 Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz musician (Weather Report, Tenacious Records), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2016)
  • 1949-05-13 Franklin Ajaye, American comedian and actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1949-08-26 Leon Redbone [Dickran Gobalian], American blues and jazz musician (theme to Mr. Belvedere), born in Cyprus
  • 1950-07-06 Phyllis Hyman, jazz Singer
  • 1950-08-25 Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-07-17 Lucie Arnaz, actress (Kim-Here's Lucy, Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-12-01 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • 1951-12-29 Laurel Masse, Holland Mich, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator)
  • 1952-01-11 Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1952-07-23 Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-12-10 Diane Schuur, American jazz singer (Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1955-11-07 RenĂ© Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • 1955-12-04 Cassandra Wilson, jazz singer
  • 1956-11-07 Denise Jannah, [Zeefuik], Suriname jazz singer (Farmer's Market)
  • 1957-11-04 Najee [Jerome Najee Rasheed], American jazz musician, born in New York City
  • 1959-09-30 Basia Trzetrzelevska, Polish jazz singer (Time & Life)
  • 1960-10-02 Django Bates, jazz musician
  • 1962-10-12 Chris Botti, American jazz musician
  • 1962-11-11 James Morrison [Lloyd], Australian jazz musician (Morrison Brothers Big Bad Band), born in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1963-06-09 Gilad Atzmon, Israeli jazz musician and author
  • 1963-07-27 Karrin Allyson, American jazz singer (Wild for You), born in Great Bend, Kansas
  • 1963-11-25 Holly Cole, Canadian jazz singer
  • 1965-07-28 Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966-08-17 Maysa Leak, American Jazz Singer
  • 1967-04-27 Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician
  • 1969-10-01 Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician
  • 1974-07-17 Laura Macdonald, Scottish jazz musician
  • 1974-07-22 Viktoria Tolstoy [Louise Viktoria Kjellberg], Swedish jazz singer (Meet Me at the Movies), born in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
  • 1976-03-27 Tia Fuller, American jazz musician (BeyoncĂ© backing band), born in Aurora, Colorado
  • 1977-11-03 Jane Monheit, American jazz singer, born on Long Island, New York
  • 1978-10-08 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-11-19 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz musician / vocalist
  • 1985-02-02 Melody Gardot, American jazz singer, born in New Jersey
  • 1995-05-09 Andrea Motis, Spanish jazz singer and trumpeter (Emotional Dance), born in Barcelona, Spain

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