Author: Jazz On This Day

Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald was born #onthisda…

Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald was born #onthisday in 1917.

Jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson wa…

Jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson was born #onthisday in 1937.

Jazz musician and composer Charles Mingus was …

Jazz musician and composer Charles Mingus was born #onthisday in 1922.

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Introducing Johnny Griffin was recorded #onthisday in 1956.

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Jackie McLean recorded Capuchin Swing #onthisday in 1960.

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Vocalist Bessie Smith was born #onthisday in 1894.

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Sonny Rollins recorded Vol.2 for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1957.

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Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons was born #onthisday in 1925.

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Herbie Hancock was born #onthisday in 1940.

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Houston Person recorded Houston Express #onthisday in 1971.