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Suspected John Wayne Gacy victim found alive

CHICAGO, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Investigators in Chicago said they tracked down a man living in Montana who went missing 41 years ago and was thought to be a victim of John Wayne Gacy.
Monk tribute concerts planned in NYC

Monk tribute concerts planned in NYC

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Concerts are being planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Thelonious Monk's Town Hall gig in New York, in which his music was first played by a big band.

2003: The year in jazz

For the jazz world, 2003 will be remembered as a year to celebrate the past, help those in need, mourn indelible losses, welcome back a long-lost soul -- and build for the future.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

IAJE propels artist showcases

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The 31st annual conference of the International Association for Jazz Education is expected to attract record labels of all sizes at the Jan. 21-24 event.

2003: the year in jazz

For the jazz world, 2003 will be remembered as a year to celebrate the past, help those in need, mourn indelible losses, welcome back a long-lost soul -- and bu
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz series pairs legends & young stars

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center is launching a two-piano series next month that will team a jazz legend with a rising star at each of its four concert

McPartland celebrates 85th with new season

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Marian McPartland's "Piano Jazz" performance and interview show on National Public Radio begins a new season Sept. 30 in this, her 85th birthday year.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Artie Shaw was born this day in 1910 in New York. He hasn't touched the clarinet in decades, but he is still active on the music scene as inspiration for the Dick Johnson-led Artie Shaw Orchestra.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Zutty Singleton was born this day in 1898 in Bunkie, La. While he played in several of the important early New Orleans jazz bands, Singleton was best known through his late 1920s record with Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Barney Bigard.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

The father of modern jazz guitar was born this day in 1919 in Dallas. Charlie Christian's recording career lasted only three years, but what an impact he had on later generations.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter and bandleader Lee Castle was born this day in 1915 in New York. He was a featured soloist with many of the major jazz big bands.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Guitarist Eddie Lang, a veteran of the Joe Venuti, Bob Crosby and Paul Whiteman bands, was born this day in 1904 in Philadelphia.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist Dave Brubeck was born this day in 1920 in Concord, Calif. A prolific performer and recording artist, Brubeck remains busy on the concert circuit.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Alto saxophonist Marshall Royal was born this on date in 1912. He was a major voice in the Count Basie Orchestra in the 1950s and 1960s.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist John Bunch was born on this date in 1921 in Tipton, Ind. A marvelous player, whose fingers dance over the keyboard, Bunch worked with Benny Goodman and was Tony Bennett's conductor and accompanist for six years.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Jason Matthew Patrick Moran (22 September 1967 – 21 June 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, and a member of the Moran crime family, notable for its involvement in the Melbourne gangland killings. He sported a 12 cm scar on the side of his face. In the drama series Underbelly Jason Moran is played by actor Les Hill.

Moran was the son of Lewis Moran and Judy Moran. Mark Moran was his half-brother. Moran attended Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School. He met his future wife, Trisha Kane, at 15 years of age. She is the daughter of Les Kane, a Melbourne Painter and Docker and reputed criminal who was murdered in his family home on 19 October 1978.

During the 1990s Moran emerged as one of Melbourne's main dealers in party drugs. During this time he had a team of up and coming western suburbs gangsters led by Bluey Watkins and Toofie Abudul running drugs for him.

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