This Day in Jazz History On this day: August 17 1920Bassist George Duvivier born in New York, NY.1932Pianist/composer Duke Pearson born in Atlanta, GA.1962Pianist Paul Bley records "Floater" with bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Pete LaRoca. 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.