Category: on this day

Miles Davis and Gil Evans began recording Porg…

Miles Davis and Gil Evans began recording Porgy and Bess #onthisday in 1958.

Pianist Elmo Hope was born #onthisday in 1923.

Pianist Elmo Hope was born #onthisday in 1923.

Sidney Bechet recorded ‘Summertime’ #onthisday…

Sidney Bechet recorded ‘Summertime’ #onthisday in 1939.

Jazz pianist and composer Keith Jarrett was bo…

Jazz pianist and composer Keith Jarrett was born #onthisday in 1945.

John Coltrane began recording the iconic maste…

John Coltrane began recording the iconic masterpiece Giant Steps for Atlantic Records #onthisday in 1959.

Jazz singer and pianist Shirley Horn was born …

Jazz singer and pianist Shirley Horn was born #onthisday in 1934.

Jazz composer and pianist Duke Ellington was b…

Jazz composer and pianist Duke Ellington was born #onthisday in 1899.

Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald was born #onthisda…

Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald was born #onthisday in 1917.

Jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson wa…

Jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson was born #onthisday in 1937.

Jazz musician and composer Charles Mingus was …

Jazz musician and composer Charles Mingus was born #onthisday in 1922.