This Day in Jazz HistorySearch results: Memorable Moments
Duke Ellington's band historic opening at New York's Cotton Club.
The first "Spirituals to Swing" concert is held at Carnegie Hall.
JATP records "Lady be Good" with classic solos by saxophonists Lester Young and Charlie Parker.
Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie plays Carnegie Hall with his big band with guests Ella Fitzgerald and alto saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Miles Davis Nonet opened at Royal Roost.
The Sound of Jazz is broadcast live, setting a standard for jazz television that has yet to be equalled.
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