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UAB loses Hackney for season

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Quarterback Darrell Hackney of Alabama-Birmingham will miss the remainder of the season with a dislocated right thumb.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clarinetist Rod Cless was born this day in Lennox, Iowa, in 1907. He recorded with Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher, Gene Krupa and Mezz Mezzrow. He died in 1944 at age 37 after a drunken fall.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is April 15.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons was born in Chicago this day in 1925, son of boogie-woogie piano pioneer Albert Ammons.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Buster Cooper was born this day in 1929 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and bandleader Jean Goldkette was born this day in Valenciennes, France, in 1899. He trained as a concert pianist in Greece and Russia before moving to the United States in 1911.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Tenor saxophonist Harold Land was born this day in 1928 in Houston. He came to national prominence as a member of the Max Roach-Clifford Brown quintet in 1954 and 1955.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Indiana 76, Ball St. 62

MUNCIE, Ind., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Bracey Wright matched his season high with 31 points Tuesday night as No. 18 Indiana, without Coach Mike Davis, used a late surge to pull away from Ball State f

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

One of the great Swing trumpeters, Jonah Jones, was born this day in 1909 in Louisville, Ky. He began his career in Mississippi Riverboat bands then worked with Stuff Smith, Lillian Armstrong and McKinney's Cotton Pickers before taking a long-standing gig
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter and bandleader Charlie Creath was born this day in 1890 in Ironton, Mo. He was a major figure in St. Louis music circles and a big influence on the city's many emerging trumpeters including Shorty Baker, Clark Terry and Miles Davis.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Xavier 87, Ball St. 58

CINCINNATI, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- David West scored 16 of his 24 points in a five-minute span to open the second half Friday night as No. 20 Xavier pulled away for an 87-58 victory over Ball Sta

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter and arranger Sy Oliver was born this date in 1910 in Battle Creek, Mich. His achieved a lot of fame during his 1934-39 tenure with the Jimmy Lunceford band and went on to become a favorite arranger of Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bandleader and trombonist Tommy Dorsey was born this day in 1905 in Shenandoah, Pa.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Nellie Lutcher was born this day in 1915 in Lake Charles, La.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer and bandleader William McKinney was born this day in 1895 in Cynthiana, Ky. His band, McKinney's Cotton Pickers, was popular in the late 1920s and 1930s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Actor Chris Williams speaks at a ceremony where his sister, actress Vanessa Williams, receives a star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" in Los Angeles on March 19, 2007. (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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