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Jazz guitarist, bandleader, composer, vocalist and recording artist Malcolm Mitchell is born in London, UK. Among many other achievements, he will become the first British musician to play with Duke Ellington and earn money for doing so. [N.B. In 1933, the Duke of Windsor had insisted on sitting in on drums with the Ellington band when it visited Britain but he didn't get paid].
Teddy Brown And His Cafe De Paris Band record Hi-Diddle-Diddle, Rosie Posies and While The Sahara Sleeps, for Imperial Records in London, UK.
Milt Franklyn's Band performs A Jazz Wedding, for the second of three nights at the Stanford Theatre Playhouse, Palo Alto, California, USA.