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Musical comedy The Belle Of Broadway
is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of seventeen performances.
Leonard Joseph Tristano is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as jazz pianist, composer and arranger Lennie Tristano
Jazz guitarist Dick McDonough
And His Orchestra record two Gershwin songs, Shall We Dance and I've Got Beginner's Luck, in the USA.
Jazz trombonist and bandleader Curtis Fowlkes is born in New York City, USA. A busy sideman on jazz and rock CDs, he also founded The Jazz Passengers
in 1987, and has played with The Lounge Lizards
The musical Guys And Dolls
is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
Big Bill Broonzy
records Coal Black Curly Hair, Hey Bud Blues, Baby Please Don't Go, Down By The Riverside and other tracks for Disques Vogue in Paris, France, Europe.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town
, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
plays at the Philharmonic Hall
, Liverpool, UK. Also on the bill are Lorrae Desmond, The Ken-Tones, The Peter Groves Trio and Roy Stevens.
And Her Trio are playing during a three-week engagement at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
records Move On Down The Line, Stealing, Ninety Nine Years And One Dark Day, Animal Fair, Sleeping In The Midnight Cold and Stackolee [aka Stagger Lee
] for Topic Records
in London, UK.
play at the Public Baths, Royston, UK.
The Dave Clark Five
, Martha And The Vandellas
, The Marvelettes
, Them, The Yardbirds
, Bobby Vee
and Dave Berry
appear live on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go
! at Television House, Kingsway, London, UK.
is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.
Blues legend Tampa Red
, a long-time alcoholic, dies destitute, aged 77, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
, supported by Bronz, play at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
As a result of his recent heroin overdose, Andy Wood of Mother Love Bone has been in a coma for three days at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA. Deep in grief, his parents reluctantly permit doctors to switch off his life-support systems.
Shelleyan Orphan play at Dingwalls, London, England, UK.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie
, plays the first of three nights at the Metro, Melbourne, Australia.
wins the Best Jazz Artist Award for her album, R.S.V.P. Rare Songs, Very Personal, at the 36th annual NAACP Image Awards ceremony is held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. Other winners are as follows :
New Artist : Kanye West
- College Dropout
Male Artist : Usher
Female Artists : Fantasia - Free Yourself
Duo or Group : Destiny's Child
- Destiny Fulfilled
Gospel Artist : Ben Harper
And The Blind Boys Of Alabama - There Will Be A Light
Music Video : Alicia Keys
- If I Ain't Got You
Song : Alicia Keys
- If I Ain't Got You
Album : Prince - Musicology
On their Circle Tour
, Bon Jovi
play the first of two nights at the Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, UK.
plays at The Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, UK.
Funeral For A Friend
play at The Hippodrome, Kingston Upon Thames, UK, with Vales and Employed To Serve.
plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.