March 5, 1988: Bassist Tommy Potter dies at 69.
More facts on this day:
Pianist Lou Levy born in Chicago, IL.
Bassist Wilbur Little born in Parmele, NC.
Louis Armstrong records "Knockin' A Jug" with trombonist Jack Teagarden.
Jelly Roll Morton features bass clarinet on "If Someone Would Only Love Me."
Vocalist Carol Sloane born in Providence, RI.
Basie tenor saxophonists Frank Foster and Frank Wess record "Two Franks, Please" on Savoy Records.
Dave Brubeck Quartet plays concert in Copenhagen.
Art Farmer pays tribute to the Duke.
Bassist Tommy Potter dies at 69.