- Pianist Jimmy Rowles born 1918 in Spokane, WA.
- Arranger Lyle “Spud” Murphy born Salt Lake City, 1908.
- Trombonist/composer/arranger Eddie Durham born 1906 in San Marcos, TX.
- Drummer Milford Graves born 1941 in New York, NY.
- Guitarist Jimmy Raney born 1927 in Louisville, KY.
- Trombonist Frank Rosolino born 1926 in Detroit, MI.
- Pianist/bandleader Count Basie born 1904 in Red Bank, NJ.
- Flugelhornist Art Farmer born 1928 in Council Bluffs, IA.
- Drummer Leon Parker born 1965 in White Plains, NY.
- Thelonious Monk’s “Round Midnight” is recorded for the first time by trumpeter Cootie Williams’ big band, 1944.
- Bassist Malachi Favors born 1937 in Chicago, IL.
- Count Basie records “Jumpin’ At the Woodside,” 1938.
- Pianist Martial Solal born 1927 in Algiers, North Africa.
- Tenor saxophonist John Coltrane records Traneing In with Red Garland’s trio, 1957.
- Pianist McCoy Tyner records Expansions with trumpeter Woody Shaw and saxophonists Gary Bartz and Wayne Shorter, 1968.
- Vibraphonist Milt Jackson records “Between The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea” with pianist John Lewis, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Kenny Clarke, 1951.
- Alto saxophonist Buster Smith born 1904 in Ennis, TX.
- Drummer Buddy Rich records This One’s for Basie, 1956.
- Tenor saxophonist Buddy Tate records Meets Dollar Brand, 1977.
- Saxophonist/composer Wayne Shorter born 1933 in Newark, NJ.
- Organist Jimmy Smith records The Sermon, 1957, with trumpeter Lee Morgan and guitarist Kenny Burrell.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz