Category: black history

Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson was born #onthis…

Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson was born #onthisday in 1941. 

Saxophonist/composer Benny Golson was born #on…

Saxophonist/composer Benny Golson was born #onthisday in 1929. 

Kenny Burrell recorded Earthy for the Prestige…

Kenny Burrell recorded Earthy for the Prestige label #onthisday in 1957. 

Mildred Anderson recorded her debut album, Per…

Mildred Anderson recorded her debut album, Person to Person, #onthisday in 1960. 

Pianist Horace Parlan was born #onthisday in 1…

Pianist Horace Parlan was born #onthisday in 1931. 

Pianist Cedar Walton was born in Dallas, TX., …

Pianist Cedar Walton was born in Dallas, TX., #onthisday in 1934. 

Kenny Dorham, Hank Mobley, Kenny Drew, Paul Ch…

Kenny Dorham, Hank Mobley, Kenny Drew, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones recorded Whistle Stop for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1961.

Johnny Hodges and Earl Hines recorded Stride R…

Johnny Hodges and Earl Hines recorded Stride Right #onthisday in 1966. 

Hank Mobley and His All Stars was recorded #on…

Hank Mobley and His All Stars was recorded #onthisday in 1957. 

Lee Morgan recorded Standards #onthisday in 19…

Lee Morgan recorded Standards #onthisday in 1967 (released in 1998).