April 9, 1959: Arranger Gil Evans records "New Bottle, Old Wine" featuring alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley.Personnel: Gil Evans (piano, arranger, conductor); Cannonball Adderley (alto saxophone); Johnny Coles, Louis Marcel, Ernie Royal, Clyde Reasinger, Frank Rehak (trumpet); Joe Bennet, Tom Mitchell (trombone); Julius Watkins (French horn); Harvey Phillips, Bill Barber (tuba); Jerry Sanfino (reeds); Chuck Wayne (guitar); Paul Chambers (bass); Art Blakey, Philly Joe Jones (drums).
More facts on this day:
Tenor saxophonist Julian Dash born in Charleston, SC.
Drummer Steve Gadd born in Rochester, NY.
Percussionist Candido records "Candido" for Verve Records.
Arranger Gil Evans records "New Bottle, Old Wine" featuring alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley.
Freddie Hubbard records "Hub Cap" with saxophonist Jimmy Heath for Blue Note Records.
Count Basie and Zoot Sims record for Pablo Records.
Chico Freeman records "The Pied Piper" for Black Hawk Records.
Chris Potter records "Vertigo" for Concord Records.