This Day in Jazz History

On this day: March 23

1933
Pianist/composer Dave Frishberg born in St. Paul, MN.

1938
Vibraphonist Dave Pike born in Detroit, MI.

1955
Roy Eldridge records with Benny Carter and Art Tatum.

1972
Tenor saxophonists Ben Webster and Dexter Gordon record "Tenor Titans" in Denmark.

1977
Trombonist Bennie Green dies at 53.

1982
Ellington drummer Sonny Greer dies at 86.

1985
Saxophonist Zoot Sims dies at 59.

1989
Dizzy Gillespie and Max Roach record in Paris.

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