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Dizzy Gillespie's 75th Birthday Concert is held at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. Unfortunately Dizzy cannot take part as he is dying of pancreatic cancer. Nevertheless, Jon Faddis, Marvin "Doc" Holladay, James Moody, Paquito D'Rivera, and the Mike Longo Trio with Ben Brown on bass and Mickey Roker on drums play his music in his honour.
Pianist John Critchinson plays at the 606 Club, London, UK.
Marion Montgomery plays the fourth of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.