Category: on this day

John Coltrane began recording the material tha…

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

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers recorded Fr…

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers recorded Free For All for Blue Note Records  #onthisday in 1964. The album includes performances by Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, and Reginald Workman.

60th Anniversary: Hank Mobley and Lee Morgan r…

60th Anniversary: Hank Mobley and Lee Morgan recorded Peckin’ Time for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1958.

Tenor saxophonist Stan Getz was born #onthisda…

Tenor saxophonist Stan Getz was born #onthisday in 1927.

Grant Green recorded Oleo #onthisday in 1962. 

Grant Green recorded Oleo #onthisday in 1962. 

Horace Silver recorded Finger Poppin’ for Blue…

Horace Silver recorded Finger Poppin’ for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1959.

Jackie McLean recorded Right Now! for Blue Not…

Jackie McLean recorded Right Now! for Blue Note Records #onthisday in 1965. The album also features performances by Larry Willis, Bob Cranshaw, and Clifford Jarvis.

Horace Silver continued recording his iconic S…

Horace Silver continued recording his iconic Song For My Father #onthisday in 1964. 

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery w…

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery was completed #onthisday in 1960. 

Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson was born #onthis…

Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson was born #onthisday in 1941.