- Cornetist Nat Adderley born 1931 in Tampa, FL.
- Alto saxophonist Paul Desmond born 1924 in San Francisco, CA.
- Pianist/composer Willie “The Lion” Smith born 1897 in Goshen, NY.
- Duke Ellington records “I’m Just A Lucky So-and-So,” 1945.
- Charlie Parker records “KoKo” at his first session as a leader, 1945.
- Louis Armstrong records “After You’ve Gone,” 1929.
- Bandleader/composer Maria Schneider born 1960 in Windom, MN.
- Violinist Eddie South born 1904 in Louisiana, MO.
- Pianist Jacky Terrasson born 1966 in Berlin, Germany.
- Drummer George Wettling born 1907 in Topeka, KS.
- Tenor saxophonist Lester Young records The President Plays with Oscar Peterson, 1952.
- Saxophonist/composer Gigi Gryce born 1927 in Pensacola, FL.
- Drummer Adam Nussbaum born 1955 in New York, NY.
- Trumpeter Lee Morgan records The Rajah, with tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley and pianist Cedar Walton, 1966.
- Composer/pianist Billy Strayhorn born 1915 in Dayton, OH.
- Trumpeter Jack Sheldon born 1931 in Jacksonville, FL.
- Louis Armstrong records Satchmo at Symphony Hall with drummer Big Sid Catlett and trombonist Jack Teagarden, 1947.
- Bunny Berigan records Bix Beiderbecke’s “In A Mist,” 1938.
- Saxophonist Jimmy Lyons born 1933 in Jersey City, NJ.
- Bassist/composer Jaco Pastorius born 1951 in Norristown, PA, and records The Birthday Concert, 1981.
- Tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin records Five Birds and a Monk with pianist Stanley Cowell, 1978.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz