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January 3 – James Carter
January 4 - John McLaughlin - Frank Wess
January 8 – Kenny Clarke - Shirley Bassey
January 10 – Mike Stern
January 12 – George Duke
January 13 – Joe Pass
January 15 – Gene Krupa
January 16 – Aldo Romano
January 18 – Al Foster – Steve Grossman
January 20 – Jimmy Cobb
January 21 – Jason Moran
January 23 - Django Reinhardt - Gary Burton
January 25 – Benny Golson
January 26 – Stephane Grappelli
January 28 – Ronnie Scott
January 29 - Alexandros Drakos Ktistakis
January 30 - Roy Eldridge
February 1 - Joe Sample - Joshua Redman
February 2 - Stan Getz
February 9 - Bill Evans - Joe Maneri
February 10 - Chick Webb
February 11 - Didier Lockwood
February 14 – Maceo Parker
February 18 - Randy Crawford
February 21 – Nina Simone
February 24 – Michel Legrand
February 27 - Dexter Gordon - Joey Calderazzo
March 1 – Glenn Miller
March 4 – Jason Marsalis
March 6 - Wes Montgomery
March 9 – Ornette Coleman
March 11 - Bobby McFerrin
March 12 – Al Jarreau
March 13 - Terence Blanchard - Roy Haynes
March 14 – Quincy Jones
March 15 – Charles Lloyd
March 17 – Nat King Cole
March 18 - Joe Locke - Bill Frisell
March 22  - George Benson
March 25 – Paul Motian - Aretha Franklin 
March 27 - Sarah Vaughn - Ben Webster
March 29 – Astrud Gilberto
March 30 – Norah Jones
April 2 - Roy Palmer - Larry Coryell
April 5 – Robert Glasper
April 6 -  Gerry Mulligan
April 7 - Billie Holiday - Freddie Hubbard - Pete La Roca
April 9 – Steve Gadd
April 10 - Joey Defrancesco
April 12 - Herbie Hancock
April 15 – Bessie Smith
April 20 - Lionel Hampton - Tito Puente
April 22 - Paul Chambers - Charles Mingus
April 24 - Johnny Griffin - Joe Henderson
April 25 - Ella Fitzgerald
April 29 - Duke Ellington
May 2 – Eddie Louiss
May 4 – Ron Carter
May 8 - Keith Jarrett
May 9 – Dennis Chambers
May 11 - Carla Bley - King Oliver - Freddie Roach - Alekos Vretos
May 12 – Gary  Peacock
May 13 – Gils Evans
May 14 – Sidney Bechet
May 16 – Billy Cobham l
May 19 – Sonny Fortune
May 20 - Ralph Peterson - Kostas Patsiotis
May 21 – Fats Waller
May 22 – Sun Ra
May 23 – Artie Shaw
May 24 – Archie Shepp
May 26 – Miles Davis
May 27 - Dee Dee Bridgewater - Ramsey Lewis
May 30 – Benny Goodman
May 31 - Christian McBride
June 4 - Anthony Braxton - Paquito D'Rivera
June 6 - Monty Alexander - Grant Green
June 9 - Kenny Barron - Cole Porter - Wayman Tisdale
June 12 - Chick Corea
June 14 – Marcus Miller
June 15 - Erroll Garner
June 18 - Leonidas Sarantopoulos
June 20 – Eric Dolphy
June 30 - Stanley Clarke - Lena Horne
July 2 - Ahmad Jamal
July 3 - John Bleke - (945 - 2014)
July 6 - George Tsolis - Michael Evdemon
July 7 - Joe Zawinul
July 9 - Antonis Andreou
July 11 - George Trantalidis
July 14 - Takis Barberis
July 15 - Petros Klampanis
July 16 - Cal Tjader
July 17 - Ray Copeland - Chico Freeman
July 18 - Yiogos Fakanas
July 21 – Sonny Clark - Spyros Manesis
July 23 – Steve Lacy
July 24 – Bill Taylor
July 30 - David Sanborn  1945  –  Kevin Mahogany  1958 
July 31 - Hank Jones  (1943–2010) -  Kenny Burrell – 1931
August 3 - Tony Bennett 1926
August 4 - Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) - Terri Lyne Carrington 1965
August 6 - Charlie Haden (1937–2014)- Abbey Lincoln (1930–2010) - Ravi Coltrane 1965
August 8 – Benny Carter (1907-2003)
August 9 – Jack DeJohnette 1942
August 12 – Pat Metheny 1954 
August 13 –  Mulgrew Miller (1955 – 2013)
August 14 – Tony Monaco 1959
August 15 – Oscar peterson (1925- 2007)
August 16 – Bill Evans ( 1929 - 1980) 
August 20 – John Clayton 1952
August 21 – Count Basie (1904 -1984) – Art Farmer ( 1928 - 1999)
August 25 – Wayne Shorter 1933 – Pat Martino 1944 
August 26 – Brandford Marsalis 1960
August 27 – Lester Young 1909- 1959
August 29 – Charlie Parker (1920-1955) – Dinah Washington ( 1924-1963)
September 1 – Art Pepper (1925-1982) - Yoel Soto -
September 2 – Horace Silver (1928-2014)
September 3 – Peter Bernstein 1967 – George Kontrafouris
September 4 – Dave Liebman 1946
September 7 – Sonny Rollins 1930
September 9 – Elvin Jones (1927-2004) - David Sanchez 1968 
September 10 – Craig Harris 1953 – Roy Ayers 1940 
September 11 - Victor Wooten 1964
September 12 – Steve Turre 1948
September 15 – Cannonball Adderley (1928-1975) 
September 16 - B.B. King 1925
September 17 – Jack McDuff (1926-2001)
September 20 – Steve Coleman - 1956
September 21 - Yiannis Kassetas -   
September 23 – Ray Charles (1930-2004)John Coltrane ( 1926-19670
September 26 – George Gershwin (1898-1937)
September 27 – Bud Powell (1924-1966)
September 28 – John Gilmore  (1931-1995)
September 29 – Jean Luc Ponty
September 30 – Buddy Rich (1917-1987)
October  1 – Dave Holland 1946 - Nikos Skomopoulos -
October  4 -  Steve Swallow – Eddie Gomez 1944 - Dimitris Kalantzis
October 5 - Lefteris Christofis
October  9 - Kenny Garrett 1960 - Yusef Lateef - Chucho Valdes 1941
October 10 - Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)  - Monk Montgomery
October 11 – Art Blakey (1919-1990) 
October 13 - Ray Brown - Lee Konitz (1927) - Pharoah Sanders - Art Tatum
October 14 - Spencer Williams - Dusko Gojkovic
October 16 – Roy Hargrove 1969 
October 18 - Wynton Marsalis 1961- Anita O'Day - Bill Stewart
October 20 – Jelly Roll Morton
October 21 - Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993) - Dimitris Vassilakiis
October 22 - Thodoris Kotsifas
October 23 – Ernie Watts
October 26 - Yorgos Georgiadis
October 29 - George Polychronakos
November 1 – Lou Donaldson – Carmen Lundy
November 2 – Kurt Elling
November 3 – Joe Turner
November 6 - Arturo Sandoval
November 14 - George Cables - Ellis Marsalis
November 16 – Diana Krall
November 21 - Coleman Hawkins
November 22 - Gunther Schuller - Ron McClure
November 25 - Nat Adderley - Paul Desmond
November 27 – Jacky Terrasson
November 29 – Billy Hart
December 1 – Jaco Pastorius
December 2 – Wynton Kelly
December 4 – Cassandra Wilson
December 6 – Dave Brubeck
December 8 – Jimmy Smith
December 11 - McCoy Tyner
December 12 - Frank Sinatra - Tony Williams
December 13 - Eric Marienthal
December 15 - Curtis Fuller - Eddie Palmieri
December 16 - John Abercrombie - Joe Farrell
December 19 - Bob Brookmeyer - Milcho Leviev - Lenny White
December 22 - John Patitucci
December 23 – Chet Baker
December 25 - Cab Calloway
December 26 – John Scofield
December 28 - Michel Petrucciani
December 29 - Joe Lovano - Danilo Perez






 

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