- Bassist Oscar Pettiford born 1922 in Okmulgee, OK.
- Louis Armstrong and vocalist Billie Holiday record “You Can’t Lose A Broken Heart,” 1949.
- Drummer Buddy Rich born 1917 in New York, NY.
- Bassist Dave Holland born 1946 in Wolverhampton, W. Midlands, England.
- Duke Ellington and bassist Jimmy Blanton record “Pitter Panther Patter,” 1940.
- Pianist/composer Horace Silver records Cape Verdean Blues with trumpeter Woody Shaw and tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, 1965.
- Guitarist Howard Roberts born 1929 in Phoenix, AZ
- Composer/pianist Django Bates born 1960 in Beckenham, England.
- Guitarist Charlie Christian makes his first recording “Flying Home” with the Benny Goodman Sextet, 1939.
- Pianist Dave Brubeck records “All The Things We Are” with alto saxophonists Lee Konitz and Anthony Braxton, 1974.
- Fletcher Henderson records Benny Carter’s arrangement of “Somebody Loves Me,” 1930.
- Tenor saxophonist Von Freeman born 1922 in Chicago, IL
- English tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes records in New York with Clark Terry and Horace Parlan, 1961
- Vocalist Leon Thomas born 1937 in East St. Louis, IL.
- Electric/acoustic bassist Steve Swallow born 1940 in Fair Lawn, NJ.
- Bassist Jimmy Blanton born 1918 in Chattanooga, TN.
- Cornetist Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang record “Jazz Me Blues,” 1927.
- Trombonist Steve Turre records In The Spur of the Moment with bassist Buster Williams and drummer Jack DeJohnette, 1999.
- Ellington records “Black and Tan Fantasy” at first Victor session, 1927.
- Pianist Norman Simmons born 1929 in Chicago, IL.
- Pianist Sammy Price born 1908 in Honey Grove, TX.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz