This Day in Jazz History

On this day: December 13

1895
Drummer Sonny Greer born in Long Beach, NJ.

1927
Louis Armstrong records "Hotter Than That."

1932
Bennie Moten's band makes its last recordings, including "Moten Swing," featuring pianist Count Basie, tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, trumpeter Hot Lips Page and arranger/guitarist Eddie Durham.

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