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Jazz Musicians born on May 23

  1. Arthur Satyan Arthur Satyan
    b. 1973
    piano
  2. Artie Shaw Artie Shaw
    b. 1910
    clarinet
  3. Bob Lawrence Bob Lawrence
    b. 1961
    piano
  4. Daisuke Konno Daisuke Konno
    b. 1978
    drums
  5. Darcy James Argue Darcy James Argue
    composer/conductor
  6. Donivan Bailey
    b. 1970
    drums
  7. Emily Lillian Gazelka Emily Lillian Gazelka
    b. 1991
    piano
  8. Famoudou Don Moye Famoudou Don Moye
    b. 1946
    drums
  9. Franca Masu Franca Masu
    b. 1962
    vocalist
  10. Francesco Salomoni
    b. 1978
    trombone
  11. Gregor Huebner Gregor Huebner
    b. 1967
    violin
  12. Harvey Kaiser Harvey Kaiser
    b. 1946
    saxophone, tenor
  13. Hugo Alcazar Hugo Alcazar
    b. 1971
    drums
  14. Humphrey Lyttelton Humphrey Lyttelton
    b. 1921
    trumpet
  15. James Barela James Barela
    b. 1971
    trumpet
  16. Jason Haugland Jason Haugland
    b. 1974
    drums
  17. Jennifer Bellor Jennifer Bellor
    b. 1983
    composer/conductor
  18. Jesters of Jive
    b. 1960
    band/orchestra
  19. Ken Peplowski Ken Peplowski
    b. 1959
    clarinet
  20. Marvin Stamm Marvin Stamm
    b. 1939
    trumpet
  21. Mindi Abair Mindi Abair
    b. 1969
    saxophone
  22. Moses Jones Moses Jones
    b. 1984
    saxophone, tenor
  23. Motoshi Kosako Motoshi Kosako
    b. 1971
    harp
  24. Nat Adderley, Jr. Nat Adderley, Jr.
    b. 1955
    piano
  25. Paul Dietrich Paul Dietrich
    b. 1988
    trumpet
  26. Per Odberg Per Odberg
    b. 1984
    guitar
  27. Philippe Cote Philippe Cote
    b. 1979
    composer/conductor
  28. Randy Sandke Randy Sandke
    b. 1949
    trumpet
  29. Richard Sprince
    b. 1958
    vibraphone
  30. Richie Beirach Richie Beirach
    b. 1947
    piano
  31. Roberto Daglio Roberto Daglio
    b. 1958
    bass
  32. Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney
    b. 1928
    vocalist
  33. Thierry Ulrich Thierry Ulrich
    b. 1943
    saxophone
  34. Tim Whalen Tim Whalen
    b. 1974
    piano
  35. Trachy/Lacy Collective Trachy/Lacy Collective
    b. 1982
    various
  36. Yacine Boulares Yacine Boulares
    b. 1981
    saxophone
  37. Yoshino Nakahara Yoshino Nakahara
    piano
  1. Arthur Gunter
    b. 1926
  2. Bjorn Johansen
    b. 1940
  3. Daniel Humair Daniel Humair
    b. 1938
  4. Edgar Hayes
    b. 1904
  5. Fred Guy
    b. 1897
  6. Helen O'Connell
    b. 1920
  7. Ichiro Masudo
    b. 1933
  8. John Harrington John Harrington
    b. 1910
  9. Johnny Bothwell
    b. 1919
  10. Julian Euell
    b. 1929
  11. Les Spann
    b. 1932
  12. Randolph Colville
    b. 1942

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