This Day in Jazz History On this day: June 27 1923Pianist Elmo Hope born in New York, NY.1961Pianist Mal Waldron records "The Quest" with saxophonists Eric Dolphy and Booker Ervin.1995Benny Carter records his "Songbooks, Vol. 1 and 2." 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.