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plays the second night in a week of shows at The Earle Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
And His Band play at The State Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Music student Bill Evans
of Southeastern Louisiana College, Hammond, Louisiana, USA, is triply honored
, receiving certificates for becoming president of Phi Mu Alpha fraternity, for his election to the Thirteen Club, and for earning an entry in "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities." He will go on to become one of the greatest jazz pianists of the 20th century.
During a major national tour, Spike Jones
plays a gig in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Hannelore Haller is born in Rendsburg, Germany, Europe. She will find success as Hanne Haller
, a pop singer in the schlager
genre, as well as a songwriter, producer, and sound engineer.
UK music weekly Melody Maker
reports that popular bandleader Vic Lewis
is about to begin a nationwide concert tour, and that there are plans afoot to bring jazz pianist George Shearing
to the UK for a tour.
Jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine
plays in Pasadena, California, USA, grossing $7,240 for the show whose tickets were priced from $1.25 to $3.60.
The Three Peppers
play the tenth night of two weeks of shows at Marty Bohn's Nut Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.