Blue Mitchell recorded The Thing To Do #onthisday in 1964.
Lou Donaldson recorded Blues Walk for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1958.
Miles Davis recorded Quiet Nights with arranger Gil Evans #onthisday in 1962.
Sonny Rollins recorded Sonny Boy for Prestige #onthisday in 1956. The album includes performances by Kenny Dorham, Kenny Drew, Wade Legge, George Morrow, and Max Roach.
Grant Green’s early Blue Note recordings, First Session, were completed #onthisday in 1961 (released 2001).
Thelonious Monk began recording Genius of Modern Music (Vol.1) for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1947. (Sleeve design: 1956)
Johnny Griffin recorded The Congregation for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1957 (Sleeve artwork by aspiring artist Andy Warhol).
Jackie McLean’s Jackknife was recorded #onthisday in 1965 (pictured is the 2002 reissue)
Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded Destination…Out! #onthisday in 1963.
Introducing The 3 Sounds was recorded for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1958.