- Bassist Richard Davis born 1930 in Chicago, IL.
- Vocalist Bessie Smith born 1894 in Chattanooga, TN.
- Trumpeter Miles Davis’s Quintet records In Person: Saturday Night At the Blackhawk, 1961.
- Trombonist Benny Green born 1923 in Chicago, IL.
- Pianist Earl Hines records solo piano Plays Cole Porter, 1974.
- Pianist Alice Coltrane records Transfiguration, 1978.
- Bassist Buster Williams born 1942 in Camden, NJ.
- Banjoist/guitarist Johnny St. Cyr born 1890 in New Orleans, LA.
- Pianist/composers Mary Lou Williams and Cecil Taylor record Embraced at Carnegie Hall, 1977.
- Multi-instrumentalist Sidney Bechet overdubs records a one-man band version of "Sheik of Araby," 1941.
- Pianist Hal Galper born 1938 in Salem, MA.
- Pianist Jimmy Rowles records his last album, Lilac Time, 1994.
- Drummer Tommy Benford born 1985 in Chaleston, W. VA.
- The Great Concert of (bassist) Charles Mingus is recorded in Paris, France, 1964.
- Saxophonist Jimmy Greene records Live at Birdland, 1998.
- Drummer Beaver Harris born 1936 in Pittsburgh, PA.
- Percussionist/bandleader Tito Puente born 1923 in New York, NY.
- Pianist/composer Sun Ra records The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1, 1965.
- Trombonist/arranger Slide Hampton born 1932 in Jeannette, PA.
- Pianist Chick Corea records solo Piano Improvisations in Olso 1971
- Guitarist Mundell Lowe born 1922 in Laurel, MS.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz