March 25, 1952: Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker & Sonny Stitt record on the same day.Added: 2008-03-23
- Duke Ellington and His Orchestra give a concert at Seattle, Washington, a recording of which was issued as The Seattle Concert by RCA Records.
- Meanwhile in San Francisco, CA, Johnny Hodges, at that time not part of the Ellington band, records four tracks (Duke's Blues; Tenderly; Tea For Two; Sweet Georgia Brown) with his own group for Verve Records.
- Also for Verve Records, but in New York, Charlie Parker records four tracks (Night And Day; Almost Like Being In Love; I Can't Get Started; What Is This Thing Called Love) with the Joe Lippman Orchestra.
- In New York, Sonny Stitt records four tracks (Stitt's It; Cool Mambo; Blue Mambo; Sonny Sounds) for Prestige Records. The date is credited on the album Kaleidoscope, though some discographies name February 25 as the date.
Pianist Cecil Taylor born in New York, NY.
Drummer Paul Motian born in Philadelphia, PA.
Woody Herman and His Herd perform at Carnegie Hall.
Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker & Sonny Stitt record on the same day.
Illinois Jacquet records "Soul Explosion" for Prestige Records.
Guitarist John McLaughlin records his tribute to Bill Evans, "Time Remembered" on Verve Records.
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