This Day in Jazz History

On this day: April 17

1890
Banjoist/guitarist Johnny St. Cyr born in New Orleans, LA.

1942
Bassist Buster Williams born in Camden, NJ.

1977
Pianist/composers Mary Lou Williams and Cecil Taylor record "Embraced at Carnegie Hall."

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