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Today is Friday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2002 with 109 to follow.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Tenor saxophonist Chu Berry was born this day in 1910 in Wheeling, W.Va. He was a full-blown, fast-fingered master of the tenor horn who remains under-rated despite his sound and his key role in the Cab Calloway band from 1937 until his death in 1941 from
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly Today in Music package for Sept. 7-13.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

New Orleans clarinetist Pete Fountain was born this day in the Crescent City in 1930. He came to prominence in the late 1950s when he teamed up with bandleader Lawrence Welk for live appearances, recordings and a network television series. Fountain perfor
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

People

ROSIE CLOONEY ... DID SHE HAVE CLASS! The one-time pop "girl singer" became an actress and finally the grande dame of saloon singers. This year she won a Grammy. Now, she's dead.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Watercooler Stories

CLOONEY DIES OF LUNG CANCER
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and songwriter Cy Coleman was born this day in 1929. His best-known tunes include the bewitching standard "Witchcraft."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is April 5. Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine was born in 1934. Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson, Jerry Lewis, Mel Torme, Artie Shaw and Henry Mancini were among the mourners at the Los Angeles funeral of Buddy Rich in 1987.

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 5) Today's birthdays include Tommy Cash, Johnny's brother, who was born in 1940 (age 62); singer Eric Burdon in 1941 (age 61); Allan Clarke of the Hollies in 1942 (age 60); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 30) Today's birthdays include Rolf Harris, who had a hit in 1963 with the novelty tune "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport," was born in 1930 (age 72); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Dec. 30.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

People

GUITAR GREAT GRADY MARTIN DIES
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Singer Nancy Wilson did some of her Christmas shopping very early. The best present of all was wrapped and ready a year ahead of time.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Ann Hampton Callaway makes jazz her way

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Frank Sinatra did it "my" way, and one of his biggest fans, Ann Hampton Callaway, does it her way.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP
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