Category: this day in jazz

Johnny Hodges and Earl Hines recorded Stride R…

Johnny Hodges and Earl Hines recorded Stride Right #onthisday in 1966. 

Jaki Byard recorded Freedom Together! #onthisd…

Jaki Byard recorded Freedom Together! #onthisday in 1966. 

Pianist/composer Herbie Nichols was born #onth…

Pianist/composer Herbie Nichols was born #onthisday in 1919. 

Tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano was born in Cleve…

Tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano was born in Cleveland, OH., #onthisday in 1952. 

Trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker was born in …

Trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker was born in Yale, OK., #onthisday in 1929. 

Tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet was born in Broussard, LA.,…

Tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet was born in Broussard, LA., #onthisday in 1922. 

Saxophonist and composer Jimmy Heath was born in Philadelphia,…

Saxophonist and composer Jimmy Heath was born in Philadelphia, PA., #onthisday in 1926. 

Red Garland recorded The P.C. Blues for Prestige #onthisday in…

Red Garland recorded The P.C. Blues for Prestige #onthisday in 1957.

Miles Davis recorded Quiet Nights with arranger Gil Evans…

Miles Davis recorded Quiet Nights with arranger Gil Evans #onthisday in 1962.

Hank Mobley recorded Mobley’s 2nd Message #onthisday in 1956.

Hank Mobley recorded Mobley’s 2nd Message #onthisday in 1956.