This Day in Jazz History On this day: October 17 1900Trombonist Jimmy Harrison born in Louisville, KY.1923Guitarist Barney Kessel born in Muskogee, OK.1954J. J. Johnson and Kai Winding record their first album as co-leaders at Birdland.1958Guitarist Howard Alden born in Newport Beach, CA. 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.