- Saxophonist/composer John Coltrane born 1926 in Hamlet, NC.
- Saxophonist/composer Frank Foster born 1928 in Cincinnati OH.
- Pianist/vocalist Ray Charles born 1930 in Albany, GA.
- Trumpeter Fats Navarro born 1923 in Key West, FL.
- Bassist Charles Mingus records Let My Children Hear Music, 1971.
- Sarah Vaughan records My Funny Valentine 1973.
- Saxophonist Sam Rivers born 1923 in El Reno, OK.
- Woodwind expert Garvin Bushell born 1902 in Springfield, OH.
- Saxophonist Lee Konitz records Duets with drummer Elvin Jones, violinist Ray Nance, guitarist Jim Hall and others, 1967.
- Ellington and John Coltrane record together 1962.
- Xylophonist Red Norvo records "Old Fashioned Love" with clarinetist Artie Shaw, trombonist Jack Jenney and pianist Teddy Wilson, 1934.
- Saxophonist Gary Bartz born 1940 in Baltimore, MD.
- Pianist Bud Powell born 1924 in New York, NY.
- Trumpeter Red Rodney born 1927 in Philadelphia, PA.
- The Kansas City 6, with clarinetist/tenor saxophonist Lester Young and electric guitarist Eddie Durham record “Countless Blues,” 1938.
- Tony Bennett and Bill Evans record Together Again, their second album, 1976.
- Tenor saxophonist John Gilmore born 1931 in Summit, MS.
- Pianist Kenny Kirkland born 1955 in Newport, NY.
- Coleman Hawkins and Red Allen record “The Day You Came Along,” 1933.
- Violinist Jean-Luc Ponty born 1942 in Avranches, France.
- Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie plays Carnegie Hall with his big band, with guests Ella Fitzgerald and alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, 1947.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz