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Oscar Pettiford was born #onthisday in 1922.

Oscar Pettiford was born #onthisday in 1922.

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Bud! The Amazing Bud Powell (Vol.3) was recorded #onthisday in 1957.

English saxophonist Ronnie Scott was born #ont…

English saxophonist Ronnie Scott was born #onthisday in 1927. 

‘If a guy’s got it, let him give it. I’m selli…

‘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 …

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…

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,…

Pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton was born in New Orleans, LA, #onthisday in 1890. 

Pianist Bill Evans died #onthisday in 1980.

Pianist Bill Evans died #onthisday in 1980.

Jazz drummer Elvin Jones was born #onthisday in 1927.

Jazz drummer Elvin Jones was born #onthisday in 1927.

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