Miles Davis, ca. 1959.
Tenor saxophonist Stan Getz was born #onthisday in 1927.
English saxophonist Ronnie Scott was born #onthisday in 1927.
Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson was born #onthisday in 1941.
Stanley Turrentine recorded Hustlin’ #onthisday in 1964.
Johnny Hodges and Earl Hines recorded Stride Right #onthisday in 1966.
Drummer Kenny Clarke was born in Pittsburgh, PA, #onthisday in 1914.
Blue Note Records began #onthisday 79 years ago! German immigrant & jazz enthusiast Alfred Lion brought boogie woogie pianists Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis into the studio in NYC, and the first Blue Note recording was made.
Roy Haynes recorded We Three with Phineas Newborn and Paul Chambers #onthisday in 1958. The album, which was released on the New Jazz label, was recorded in Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in Hackensack, New Jersey.