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Legendary jazz master is having his 75th birthday on  May 4, 2012. He is one of the most recorded musicians in all of jazz, with over 2,500 sessions to his credit. He is also a master bass player with a unique and instantly identifiable style.

The ACT label celebrates its 20th anniversary, under the leadership of its founder Siggi Loch in a unique concert on stage at the New Morning in Paris   on Wednesday 25 April, 2012.

Toots Thielemans   celebrate this year his 90th   birthday on April 20.

Herbie Hancock celebrate on April 12 this year his 72th  birthday.  

The fifth annual Record Store Day will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2012.

Vangelis, born on March 29, 1943 celebrates  his 69th   birthday.

A Jazz Club Moves into Paris-Orly Airport Every Thursday.

A protégé of Muddy Waters, Louisiana Red, the veteran musician, real name Iverson Minter, passed away on Saturday (25Feb12) at a hospital in Germany. He was 79 years old.

Chicago tenor was prolific leader and sideman for six decades.