- Pianist Joe Sullivan born 1906 in Chicago, IL.
- Louis Armstrong records Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust,” 1931.
- Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker records “Klactoveedsedstene,” with drummer Max Roach, 1947.
- Vocalist Ella Fitzgerald records “Goodnight, My Love” with Benny Goodman’s band, 1936.
- Jimmie Lunceford’s band records Sy Oliver’s version of “Annie Laurie” featuring trombonist/vocalist Trummy Young, 1937.
- Pianist Keith Jarrett records his solo The Sun Bear Concerts in Kyoto, Japan, 1975.
- Arranger Andy Gibson born 1913 in Zanesville, OH.
- Pianist Claude Thornhill’s band records Gil Evans’ arrangement of “Donna Lee” featuring alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, 1947.
- The World Saxophone Quartet records Steppin’, 1981
- Tenor saxophonist David S. Ware born 1949 in Plainfield, NJ.
- The historic Live at Fargo recording is made of the Ellington band in 1940, giving us an informal listen to the band at its zenith.
- Pianist Joe Bushkin born 1916 in New York, NY.
- Trumpeter Kamau Adilifu (Charles Sullivan) born 1944 in New York, NY.
- Vocalist Billie Holiday records “Don’t Explain,” 1944.
- Guitarist Russell Malone born 1963 in Albany, GA.
- Two alto saxophonists born: Jesse Davis 1965 in New Orleans, LA, and Pete Brown 1906 in Baltimore, MD.
- Count Basie records “How Long Blues” with his All American Rhythm Section (guitarist Freddie Green, bassist Walter Page, and drummer Jo Jones), 1938.
- Pianist Oscar Peterson records “If You Could See Me Now” with guitarist Joe Pass, 1983.
- Pianist Paul Bley born 1932 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
- Bassist Walter Page’s Blue Devils make their only recordings, “Blue Devil Blues” and “Squabblin’,” 1929.
- Tenor saxophonist Mark Turner born 1965 in Fairborn, OH.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz