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The Brooklyn Academy of Music is incorporated in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Miss Simplicity, featuring Helen Lord, is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 56 performances.
The musical revue Around The Map, billed as "A Musical Globe Trot" closes at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 104 performances.
Frances Deitsch is born in New York City, USA. She will find acclaim as song lyric writer Fran Landesman, whose songs Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most and Ballad Of The Sad Young Men will become jazz standards.
Jazz violinist Joe Venuti's Blue Four with Eddie Lang on guitar, record Penn Beach Blues, in New York City, USA, for Okeh Records.
Carson Robison trio and Frank Luther record Sing Hallelujah, She Waits And Waits and Barnacle Bill The Sailor, at Plaza Recording Studio, New York City, USA.
Carson Robison [aka Lone Star Ranger or Whitey Johns] records The Train That Never Arrived, Pappy's Buried On the Hill and The Prison Warden's Secret, at ARC Recording Studio, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Sweet Adeline, with music by Jerome Kern, is playing at Hammerstein's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 234 performances.
Noble Sissle And His Orchestra play at The Village Casino Ballroom, Bemus Point, New York State, USA.
Gary Bartz is born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He will find success as a jazz saxophonist and clarinet player working with Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Max Roach, McCoy Tyner, and Jackie McLean. His own group, The Ntu Troop, will combine soul, funk, African music, hard bop, and avant-garde jazz.
Eddie Duchin plays at The Capitol, New York City, USA.
David Wilson Drouillard is born in Buffalo, New York State, USA. He will win acclaim as vocalist, songwriter and recording artist D.W. Drouillard.
Vincent Cusano is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. He will achieve his greatest success under the name Vinnie Vincent, as a guitarist with Kiss.
Ed Cuffee, who played trombone with jazz bands including McKinney's Cotton Pickers, The Fletcher Henderson Orchestra, Count Basie and Bunk Johnson, dies in New York City, USA.
The Bill Evans Trio records Come Rain Or Come Shine, Autumn Leaves and other tracks at Reeves Sound Studios, New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
US deejay/promoter Alan Freed's week-long revue spends its fourth day at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA, featuring Bo Diddley, Big Maybelle, Jo Ann Campbell, Bobby Day, The Cadillacs, and The Wheels.
Louis Jordan plays the fourth of seven days at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by The Four Tops.
The Ray Bryant Sextet record Fast Twist, Sack O'Woe and Walk No More, in New York City, USA, for their Columbia Records album Dancing The Big Twist.
Barbra Streisand plays the third of ten nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Top Ten Singles being played on WMGM Radio in New York City, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. RUNAWAY - Del Shannon (Big Top)

2. BLUE MOON - The Marcels (Colpix)

3. BUT I DO - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry (Argo)

4. DADDY'S HOME - Shep And The Limelites (Hull)

5. I'VE TOLD EVERY LITTLE STAR - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)

6. MOTHER-IN-LAW - Ernie K-Doe (Minit)

7. TONIGHT I FELL IN LOVE - The Tokens (Warwick)

8. A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)

9. BABY BLUE - The Echoes (Seg-way)

10. DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE - The Shirelles (Scepter)

US Army private James Marshall Hendrix [later to find fame as Jimi Hendrix] writes home from Fort Ord, California, USA.
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The Frank Strozier Sextet records tracks for the album Long Night for Jazzland Records at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra sells his 223 shares in a company called Puccini Inc.
Dion plays at the International Club, New York City, USA.
The Lettermen, Danny Lewis and Julie Wilson are the musical guests on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
The Oscar Peterson Trio with The Ernie Wilkins Big Band record Blues For Big Scotia in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra record Mack The Knife, Jump For Joy and other tracks at Bell Sound Studio, New York City, USA.
What Time Is It? by The Jive Five is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No88.
The Top Ten records played on KQV Radio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for the week ended on this date are as follows :
Mr. Tambourine Man by The Byrds, written by Bob Dylan, peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
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Gordon Lightfoot records his version of the Bob Dylan song Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues for United Artists Records in the USA.
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, with the Central Connecticut State College Choir are recording choral selections for Ellington's Second Sacred Concert in Fine Studios, New York City, USA.
Rolling Stone magazine reports that a New York District court has thrown out music manager and entrepreneur Allen Klein’s appeal against his April 1979 conviction for filing false income tax returns, relating to sales of The Beatles' albums.
Kiss play at The Forum, Montreal, Canada.
The Stray Cats play in Harajuku District, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa marry in what Hello magazine describes as 'a romantic sunset ceremony' on the lawn of their mansion in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Grandmaster Flash plays at Roxy Blu, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Fun Lovin' Criminals play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
Ben Folds plays at Imp Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Bob Dylan plays in The Jones AT+T Stadium, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
The Manhattan Transfer play the third of five nights at The Blue Note, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Gogol Bordello play at the University Of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, supported by Matt And Kim and Mariachi El Bronx.
Natalie Cole plays at Onondaga Community College Campus, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Constellation Brands - Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, New York State, USA.
Solange plays at The Bowery Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Elton John's Million Dollar Piano show is playing at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Postmodern Juke box play at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Tune-Yards play at The Senator Theatre, Chino, California, USA.