March 18, 1899: Bandleader Jean Goldkette born in Valenciennes, France.
More facts on this day:
Bandleader Jean Goldkette born in Valenciennes, France.
Bassist Al Hall born in Jacksonville, FL.
Pianist Lil Armstrong records "Sixth Street."
Guitarist Bill Frisell born in Baltimore, MD.
Barney Kessel, Ray Brown & Shelly record "The Poll Winners" on Contemporary Records.
Poet Langston Hughes records "Weary Blues" with bassist Charles Mingus.
Stan Getz, Joao & Astrud Gilberto record "The Girl From Ipanema".
Saxophonist Courtney Pine born in London, England.
Lee Konitz records "Strings For Holiday" on Enja Records.
Pianist John Hicks records tribute to Sonny Clark.