- Vocalist Sylvia Syms born 1917 in New York, NY.
- Composer/arranger Eddie Sauter born 1914 in New York, NY.
- Two pianists born: Wynton Kelly 1931 in Jamaica, and Ronnie Mathews 1935 in New York, NY.
- Tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin records The Freedom Book with pianist Jaki Byard, 1963.
- Valve Trombonist/arranger Brad Gowans born 1903 in Billerica, MA.
- Alto saxophonist Benny Carter plays and sings his composition “Goodbye Blues” with The Chocolate Dandies, 1930.
- Guitarist Jim Hall born 1930 in Buffalo, NY.
- Duke Ellington records “Daybreak Express,” 1933.
- Duke Ellington’s band historic opening at New York’s Cotton Club, 1927.
- Bassist Art Davis born 1934 in Harrisburg, PA.
- Louis Armstrong and pianist Earl Hines record their duet “Weatherbird,” 1928.
- The BeBop Boys, featuring trumpeter Fats Navarro, record Nostalgia, 1947.
- Guitarist Remo Palmier born 1923 in New York, NY.
- Bassists Slam Stewart and Major Holley record “Shut Yo’ Mouth!” 1981.
- Pianist/composer Dave Brubeck born 1920 in Concord, CA.
- The Casa Loma Orchestra records “Casa Loma Stomp,” 1930.
- Bandleader Teddy Hill born 1909 in Birmingham, AL.
- Pianist Matthew Shipp born 1960 in Wilmington, DE.
- Organist Jimmy Smith born 1925 in Norristown, PA.
- Louis Armstrong records “That’s My Home” with drummer Chick Webb’s band, 1932.
- The Sound of Jazz is broadcast live, setting a standard for jazz television that has yet to be equaled, 1957.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz