March 23, 1977: Trombonist Bennie Green dies at 53.
More facts on this day:
Pianist/composer Dave Frishberg born in St. Paul, MN.
Vibraphonist Dave Pike born in Detroit, MI.
Roy Eldridge records with Benny Carter and Art Tatum.
Tenor saxophonists Ben Webster and Dexter Gordon record "Tenor Titans" in Denmark.
Trombonist Bennie Green dies at 53.
Ellington drummer Sonny Greer dies at 86.
Saxophonist Zoot Sims dies at 59.
Dizzy Gillespie and Max Roach record in Paris.