- Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster and pianist Joe Zawinul record together, with trumpeter Thad Jones, bassist Sam Jones, and drummer Philly Joe Jones, 1963.
- Trumpeter Dusko Goykovich born 1931 in Jajce, Yugoslavia.
- Duke Ellington records “Tootin’ Through the Roof,” featuring cornetist Rex Stewart and trumpeter Cootie Williams, 1939.
- Nat King Cole’s short-lived television show has Jazz at the Philharmonic as his guest, and plays in a rare jazz appearance with Stan Getz and Coleman Hawkins.
- Pianist/composer Thelonious Monk makes his first recordings as a leader, 1947.
- Trumpeter Al Killian born 1916 in Birmingham, AL.
- Saxophonist/arranger/composer Benny Carter records “Lonesome Nights” and “Symphony in Riffs,” 1933.
- Trombonist Ray Anderson born 1952 in Chicago, IL.
- Trumpeter Roy Hargrove born 1969 in Waco, TX.
- Trombonist Jimmy Harrison born 1900 in Louisville, KY.
- Two guitarists born - Barney Kessel 1923 in Muskogee, OK, and Howard Alden 1958 in Newport Beach, CA.
- J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding record their first album as co-leaders at Birdland, 1954.
- Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis born 1961 in New Orleans, LA.
- Pianist/composer James P. Johnson records Carolina Shout 1921.
- Tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine records “Jubilee Shouts,” 1962.
- Trombonist Jack Jenney records his classic version of “Stardust” with his own big band, 1939.
- Clarinetist Eddie Daniels born 1941 in New York, NY.
- Clarinetist Alphonse Picou born 1878 in New Orleans, LA.
- Saxophonist Eddie Harris born 1936 in Chicago, IL.
- Pianist/composer Jelly Roll Morton born 1890 in New Orleans, LA.
- Vocalist Ethel Waters records “Dinah,” 1925.