- Pianist Al Haig born 1924 in Newark, NJ.
- Bassist Keter Betts born 1928 in Port Chester, NY.
- Duke Ellington records “Harlem Airshaft,” 1940.
- Trumpeter Emmett Berry born 1915 in Macon, GA.
- Pianist/composer Thelonious Monk records Criss-Cross, 1951.
- Soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy born 1934 in New York, NY.
- Pianist Billy Taylor born 1921 in Greenville, NC.
- Alto saxophonist Charles McPherson born 1939 in Joplin, MO.
- Duke Ellington records “Sepia Panorama,” 1940.
- Vocalist Annie Ross born 1930 in Surrey, England.
- Trumpeter/bandleader Don Ellis born 1934 in Los Angeles, CA.
- Saxophonist Johnny Hodges born 1907 in Cambridge, MA.
- Only live recording of A Love Supreme, 1965, at the Festival Mondial du Jazz Antibes.
- Drummer/bandleader Charlie Persip born 1929 in Morristown, NJ.
- Count Basie records “Alright, OK, You Win” with vocalist Joe Williams, 1955.
- Trumpeter Miles Davis records Quiet Nights with arranger Gil Evans, 1962.
- Tenor saxophonist Jean Toussaint born 1960 in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
- Helen Merrill records with Gil Evans (Hank Jones, Art Farmer, Oscar Pettiford), 1956.
- Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis born 1965 in New Orleans, LA.
- Duke Ellington records “Sherman Shuffle,” 1942.
- Tenor saxophonist Don Byas records Free and Easy with trumpeter Charlie Shavers and pianist Clyde Hart, 1944.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz