- Drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts born 1960 in Pittsburgh, PA.
- Miles Davis Quintet (with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams) records E.S.P., 1965
- Drummer Jimmy Cobb born 1929 in Washington, DC.
- Count Basie band makes its first recording, "Honeysuckle Rose," in 1937.
- Violinist and reedman Robert "Juice" Wilson born 1904 in St. Louis, MO.
- Miles Davis Nonet, later known as The Birth of the Cool band, records "Jeru," 1949.
- Valve trombonist Juan Tizol born 1900 in San Juan, PR.
- Trombonist/composer J.J. Johnson born 1924 in Indianapolis, IN.
- Vocalist Billie Holiday records "Good Morning Heartache," 1946.
- Guitarist Django Reinhardt born 1910 in Liverchies, Belgium.
- Duke Ellington’s first Carnegie Hall Concert, 1943.
- Vibraphonist Gary Burton born 1943 in Anderson, IN.
- Tenor saxophonist Jimmy Forrest born 1920 in St. Louis, MO.
- Oscar Peterson Trio (with drummer Ed Thigpen and bassist Ray Brown) records music from West Side Story, 1962.
- Pianist/composer Avery Parrish born 1917 in Birmingham, AL.
- Bassist Wellman Braud born 1891 in St. James Parish, LA.
- Composer Antonio Carlos Jobim born 1927 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Dizzy Gillespie, making his last recordings, records Bird Songs in 1992, with altoists Paquito D’Rivera and Jackie McLean.
- Saxophonist/composer Benny Golson born 1929 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Louis Armstrong records "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues," 1933.
- Violinist/pianist Stephane Grappelli born 1908 in Paris, France.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz