March 8, 1951: Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz records "Yesterdays" with Miles Davis.
More facts on this day:
Cornetist and Jelly Roll Morton sideman George Mitchell born.
Pianist Dick Hyman born in New York.
Saxophonist George Coleman born in Memphis, TN.
Fats Waller records "Lulu's Back In Town."
Guitarist Gabor Szabo born in Budapest, Hungary.
Pianist James Williams born in Memphis, TN.
Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz records "Yesterdays" with Miles Davis.
Hank Mobley's Quintet records album for Blue Note Records.
Tadd Dameron dies at age 48.
Bassist Red Callender dies at 76.
Singer and bandleader Billy Eckstine dies at 78.
Uri Caine records "Bedrock" for Winter & Winter.