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The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox
is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
During a three-year-long residency, calypsonian Lord Caresser
(aka The Caresser) is playing nightly in the downstairs bar of Rockhead's club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
A Jazz At The Philharmonic
concert, starring Ella Fitzgerald
, Oscar Peterson
, Lester Young
, Illinois Jacquet
, Roy Eldridge
, Gene Krupa
and others, plays at Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA. An attempt was made to segregate black fans at the venue, but JATP Director Norman Granz
said the concert would not go ahead unless the audience was mixed.
The MGM movie musical Pagan Love Song
is released to cinemas in Portugal, Europe. Starring Esther Williams and Howard Keel, the movie features songs by Harry Warren and Arthur Freed.