Bud! The Amazing Bud Powell (Vol.3) was recorded #onthisday in 1957.
English saxophonist Ronnie Scott was born #onthisday in 1927.
‘If a guy’s got it, let him give it. I’m selling music, not prejudice’ — Gene Krupa, born #onthisday in 1909.
100th Anniversary: Duke Ellington’s orchestra debuted as the house band at New York’s historic Cotton Club #onthisday in 1927.
60th Anniversary: Sonny Rollins recorded A Night at the Village Vanguard #onthisday in 1957
Pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton was born in New Orleans, LA, #onthisday in 1890.
Pianist Bill Evans died #onthisday in 1980.
Jazz drummer Elvin Jones was born #onthisday in 1927.
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