This Day in Jazz History On this day: June 24 1922Arranger Manny Albam born in Samana, Dominican Republic.1932Bandleader/pianist George Gruntz born in Basel, Switzerland.1968Tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin records "Back From the Gig" with trumpeter Woody Shaw. 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.