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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 30, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, June 30, 2007.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 30, the 181st day of 2006 with 184 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 30, the 181st day of 2005 with 184 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 30, the 182nd day of 2004 with 184 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, June 30, the 181st day of 2003 with 184 to follow.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trumpeter Tommy Ladnier was born this day in 1900 in Florenceville, La. He was a fixture on the early Chicago jazz scene before joining Fletcher Henderson's band and touring Europe with Sam Wooding.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Traditional jazz bass player Pops Foster was born this day in 1892 in McCall, La. He worked with the best in jazz throughout his career, including Fate Marable, Kid Ory, Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Mezz Mezzrow and Earl Hines. Pops Foster died in 1969
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Sidney Bechet, in 1897; Bobby Darin, who was born in 1936; Jack Bruce of Cream in 1943 (age 60); former Rascals guitarist Gene Cornish in 1945 (age 58); Al Ciner, guitarist with American Breed, in 1947 (age 56); David Byrne of Ta
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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

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for May 10-16.
By United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The U.S. Postal Service and the Jazz & Heritage Foundation will honor Ernie K-Doe on its 15th annual Jazzfest commemorative envelope.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Guitarist Tony Mottola was born this day in 1918. A fine swing guitarist, he was featured for many years in Doc Severinsen's late night Tonight Show Band.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer.

He was one of the first important soloists in jazz (beating cornetist and trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months and later playing duets with Armstrong), and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist. Forceful delivery, well-constructed improvisations, and a distinctive, wide vibrato characterized Bechet's playing.

Bechet's erratic temperament hampered his career, however, and not until the late 1940s did he earn wide acclaim.

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