This Day in Jazz History

On this day: May 25

1917
Clarinetist/tenor saxophonist Jimmy Hamilton born in Dillon, SC.

1926
Trumpeter Miles Davis born in Alton, IL.

1940
Saxophonists Benny Carter and Coleman Hawkins and trumpeter Roy Eldridge record "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me."

1960
Trumpeter Wallace Roney born in Philadelphia, PA.

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