May 12, 1922: Pianist Gerald "Wig" Wiggins born in Harlem, NY.
More facts on this day:
Pianist Gerald "Wig" Wiggins born in Harlem, NY.
Bassist Gary Peacock born in Burley, ID.
Guitarist Charlie Christian is recorded in a jam session with Thelonious Monk and Kenny Clarke, and plays an extended solo on "Stompin' at the Savoy."
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra records "Doodletown Fifers."