- Woody Herman’s Woodchoppers record “Pam” featuring trumpeter Sonny Berman, 1946.
- Drummer Ralph Petersen born 1962 in Pleasantville, NJ.
- Mills Blue Rhythm Band records “St. Louis Wiggle Rhythm” with trumpeter Henry "Red" Allen, 1935.
- Bassist Christian McBride born 1972 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Pianist/vocalist Fats Waller born 1904 in New York City.
- Trumpeter Kenny Dorham records But Beautiful with pianist Hank Jones, bassist Oscar Pettiford and drummer Max Roach, 1957.
- Pianist Dick Hyman records Jelly and James P., a tribute to Morton and Johnson, 1975.
- Alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman records “Lonely Woman” and “Congeniality,” 1959.
- Pianist Sun Ra born 1914 in Birmingham, AL.
- Saxophonist John Coltrane records “Greensleeves” with a large ensemble including trumpeters Booker Little, Freddie Hubbard and reedman Eric Dolphy, 1961.
- Banjoist/guitarist Fred Guy born 1897 in Burkesville, GA.
- Clarinetist Artie Shaw born 1910 in New York City.
- Tenor saxophonist Archie Shepp born 1937 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
- Historic jazz concert at New York’s Imperial Theater - including clarinetist Artie Shaw’s new band that featured a string section, 1936.
- Tenor saxophonists John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins record Tenor Madness, 1956.
- Clarinetist/tenor saxophonist Jimmy Hamilton born 1917 in Dillon, SC.
- Trumpeter Wallace Roney born 1960 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Saxophonists Benny Carter and Coleman Hawkins and trumpeter Roy Eldridge record “I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me,” 1940.
- Trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Miles Davis born 1926 in Alton, IL.
- Vocalist Peggy Lee born 1920 in Jamestown, ND.
- Vibraphonist Lionel Hampton records Flying Home with a classic solo by tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet, 1942.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz