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jazzonthisday: Pianist and bandleader Jay McSh…

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Pianist and bandleader Jay McShann born #onthisday in 1909.

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jazzonthisday: Donald Byrd recorded A New Pers…

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Donald Byrd recorded A New Perspective for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1963.

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jazzonthisday: Arnett Cobb and Eddie “Lockjaw…

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Arnett Cobb and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis recorded Blow, Arnett, Blow #onthisday in 1959. 

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Drummer Kenny Clarke was born in Pittsburgh, PA, #onthisday in 1914.

jazzonthisday: Kenn Burell recorded Midnight B…

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Kenn Burell recorded Midnight Blue #onthisday in 1963.

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jazzonthisday: Jackie McLean recorded Bluesnik…

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Jackie McLean recorded Bluesnik #onthisday in 1961.

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jazzonthisday: Andrew Hill recorded Judgement!…

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Andrew Hill recorded Judgement! #onthisday in 1964.

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jazzonthisday: Blue Note Records began #onthis…

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Blue Note Records began #onthisday 78 years ago! German immigrant & jazz enthusiast Alfred Lion brought boogie woogie pianists Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis into the studio in NYC, and the first Blue Note recording was made.

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Blue Mitchell recorded Bring It Home to Me #onthisday in 1966.

jazzonthisday: Sonny Stitt recorded Turn It On…

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Sonny Stitt recorded Turn It On! #onthisday in 1971. 

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