This Day in Jazz History On this day: March 27 1906Clarinetist Pee Wee Russell born in St. Louis, MO.1909Saxophonist Ben Webster born in Kansas City, MO.1924Vocalist Sarah Vaughan born in Newark, NJ.1925Tenor player Harold Ashby born in Kansas City, MO.1955Hank Mobley records his first album as leader for Blue Note Records.1957Al Cohn & Zoot Sims record "Al and Zoot".1961Ornette Coleman plays tenor on his final recording session for Atlantic Records.1965Wes Montgomery performs at Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris.1967The Don Ellis Orchestra plays "Live in 3 2/3 / 4 time".1993Tenor player Clifford Jordan dies at 61.1997Arthur Blythe records "Lenox Avenue Breakdown." Search by Year Go! Disclaimer: Though we have checked our dates, this listing may contain erroneous information. If you discover errors or omissions, please report it to us. Thank you.