March 4, 1954: Tenor player Ricky Ford born in Boston, MA.
More facts on this day:
Saxophonist Barney Wilen born in Nice, France.
Guitarist Charlie Christian records "Solo Flight" with Benny Goodman's band.
Saxophonist Jan Garbarek born in Mysen, Norway.
Tenor player Ricky Ford born in Boston, MA.
Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington record on the same day.
Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's Big Band records "Carnegie Hall Concert."
Tenorist and flutist Bobby Jaspar dies at 37.
Pianist Art Hodes dies at 86.