This Day in Jazz History On this day: May 22 1914Pianist Sun Ra born in Birmingham, AL.1959Alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman records "Lonely Woman and Congeniality."1975Pianist Dick Hyman records "Jelly and James P.," a tribute to Morton and Johnson. 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.