Category: on this day

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.

Sad to hear that pianist and composer Cecil Ta…

Sad to hear that pianist and composer Cecil Taylor has died, aged 89.

Charlie Parker died #onthisday in 1955. 

Charlie Parker died #onthisday in 1955. 

John Coltrane began recording the material tha…

John Coltrane began recording the material that became Expression #onthisday in 1967.