This Day in Jazz History

On this day: July 21

Vocalist Helen Merrill born in New York, NY.

Louis Armstrong records "I'm Confessin'."

Saxophonist Plas Johnson born in Donaldsonville, LA.

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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