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Jazz Musicians born on May 17

  1. Angela Bingham Angela Bingham
    vocalist
  2. Betty Joplin
    vocalist
  3. Bill Bruford Bill Bruford
    b. 1949
    drums
  4. Brian Cashwell
    b. 1970
    piano
  5. Brittany Anjou Brittany Anjou
    b. 1984
    piano
  6. Corey Cook Corey Cook
    b. 1988
    percussion
  7. David Brady David Brady
    b. 1952
    drums
  8. David Schumacher David Schumacher
    b. 1974
    composer/conductor
  9. Dewey Redman Dewey Redman
    b. 1931
    sax, tenor
  10. Donald E. Hale DDS
    b. 1934
    cornet
  11. Flying Dragon Orchestra
    b. 1981
    composer/conductor
  12. Jackie McLean Jackie McLean
    b. 1932
    sax, alto
  13. Jim Briggs
    b. 1983
    guitar
  14. Jim DeSalvo
    b. 1947
    piano
  15. João Paulo Esteves da Silva João Paulo Esteves da Silva
    b. 1961
    piano
  16. Joe Sucato
    b. 1980
    saxophone
  17. Josh Moshier
    b. 1986
    piano
  18. Lindy Endres Lindy Endres
    b. 1984
    vocalist
  19. Luke Vajsar Luke Vajsar
    b. 1979
    bass, electric
  20. Marco Iacobini Marco Iacobini
    b. 1975
    guitar, electric
  21. Michiel Braam Michiel Braam
    b. 1964
    piano
  22. Mike Adcock Mike Adcock
    b. 1950
    piano
  23. Nobuki Takamen Nobuki Takamen
    b. 1977
    guitar
  24. Paul Quinichette Paul Quinichette
    b. 1916
    sax, tenor
  25. Paul Van Kemenade Paul Van Kemenade
    b. 1957
    sax, alto
  26. Robbie Kwock Robbie Kwock
    trumpet
  27. Taj Mahal Taj Mahal
    b. 1942
    guitar
  28. Ted Pease Ted Pease
    b. 1939
    drums
  29. The Corey Cook Ensemble
    b. 1988
    percussion
  30. Thomas Vinnedge Jenkins
    b. 1928
    trumpet
  31. Tony Quarrington
    b. 1948
    guitar
  32. Toon Toon
    b. 1979
    producer
  33. Valerie V Weinberg Valerie V Weinberg
    b. 1952
    vocalist
  34. Vincent Mardens
    b. 1965
    saxophone
  1. Castor McCord
    b. 1907
  2. David Izenzon
    b. 1932
  3. Esa Pethman
    b. 1938
  4. Joe Roland
    b. 1920
  5. John Picard
    b. 1934
  6. Karl Drewo
    b. 1929
  7. Nick Demuth
    b. 1925
  8. Peter Trunk
    b. 1936
  9. Sue Matthews
    b. 1953
  10. Ted McCord
    b. 1907
  11. Warren Doyle Smith
    b. 1908

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