- Guitarist Philip Catherine born 1942 in London, England.
- Trombonist Bill Harris born 1916 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Composer/arranger Chico O’Farrill born 1921 in Havana, Cuba.
- Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker records “Embraceable You,” 1947.
- Tenor saxophonist Zoot Sims born 1925 in Inglewood, CA.
- Composer/arranger/trumpeter Neal Hefti born 1922 in Hastings, NE.
- Percussionist/bandleader Poncho Sanchez born 1951 in Laredo, TX.
- Count Basie records “What’s Your Number?” featuring tenor saxophonist Lester Young, 1940.
- Trumpeter Clifford Brown born 1930 in Wilmington, DE.
- Actress/singer Ethel Waters born 1896 in Chester, PA.
- Tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin born 1930 in Denison, TX.
- Tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet born 1922 in Boussard, LA.
- Pianist Roger Kellaway born 1939 in Newton, MA.
- Basssist/composer Charles Mingus records Mingus Dynasty with a group including Jimmy Knepper, Booker Ervin, and Roland Hanna, 1959.
- Alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson born 1926 in Badin, NC.
- Trumpeter Bunny Berigan born 1908 in Hilbert, WI.
- Alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges records Billy Strayhorn’s “Daydream,” 1940.
- Saxophonist/clarinetist/bandleader Phil Woods born 1931 in Springfield, MA.
- Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins records A Night at the Village Vanguard, 1957, with drummer Elvin Jones and bassist Wilbur Ware.
- Bassist Henry Grimes born 1935 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Pianist Fats Waller records “Your Feet’s Too Big,” 1940.
Source: Smithsonian Jazz