March 1, 1940: Guitarist Ralph Towner born in Chehalis, WA.
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Pianist Fats Waller records his piano solo "Handful of Keys."
Trombonist Benny Powell born in New Orleans, LA.
Guitarist Ralph Towner born in Chehalis, WA.
Pianist Bobby Timmons dies at 38.
Basie guitarist Freddie Green dies at 75.
Pianist Geri Allen records "Eyes In The Back of Your Head" Ornette Coleman.