- Keith Jarrett records Fort Yawuh live at the Village Vanguard, 1973.
- Saxophonist David “Fathead” Newman born 1933 in Dallas, TX.
- Pianist/composer Michel Legrand born 1932 in Paris, France.
- Reedman Eric Dolphy records Out to Lunch, 1964.
- Trombonist Ake Persson born 1932 in Hassleholm, Sweden.
- Duke Ellington records The Queen’s Suite (of which only one copy is made and given to the Queen of England), 1959.
- Louis Armstrong records the first jazz scat vocal “Heebie Jeebies,” 1926.
- Tenor saxophonist Flip Phillips born 1915 in Brooklyn, NY.
- Count Basie records “Avenue C” with Shadow Wilson on drums, 1945.
- Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon born 1923 in Los Angeles, CA.
- Pianist Erroll Garner records The One and Only, 1953.
- Bassist Oscar Pettiford and drummer Max Roach record “There’ll Never Be Another You” as a duet, 1958.
- Vocalist Mildred Bailey records “Downhearted Blues” with the John Kirby Sextet, 1939.
- Percussionist Willie Bobo born 1934 in New York, NY.
- Violin Svend Asmussen born 1916 in Copenhagen, Denmark
- Trombonist Benny Powell born 1930 in New Orleans, LA.
- Pianist Geri Allen records Eyes In The Back of Your Head with Steve Coleman, 1996.
- Pianist Fats Waller records his piano solo “Handful of Keys,” 1929.
- Saxophonist/composer/trumpeter Benny Carter records Central City Sketches with The American Jazz Orchestra, 1987.
- Tenor saxophonist Eddie Lockjaw Davis born 1922 in New York, NY.
- Trumpeter Miles Davis records Kind of Blue, the best-selling jazz album of all time, 1959.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz