This Day in Jazz History

On this day: July 21

1930
Vocalist Helen Merrill born in New York, NY.

1930
Louis Armstrong records "I'm Confessin'."

1931
Saxophonist Plas Johnson born in Donaldsonville, LA.

1938
Benny Carter arranges and plays on an all-star session for Lionel Hampton, including trumpeter Harry James and drummer Jo Jones.

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