June 14, 2008: Esbjorn Svensson killed in scuba accident.Svensson was in the company of divers at a Swedish jetty/landing stage under supervision of a dive-leader when he was found severely injured on the sea bed. Continue.
More facts on this day:
Bassist John Simmons born in Haskell, OK.
Bandleader/drummer Chick Webb makes his first recording, "Dog Bottom," as a bandleader.
Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson records "Components" with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter.
Esbjorn Svensson killed in scuba accident.