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The Music Trade Review reports that drum manufacturer Geo. B. Stone And Sons, Inc., of Boston, Massachusetts, USA, has announced a new all-metal snare drum made with a solid aluminum shell and hoops to match.
Revered jazz trombonist and composer Albert Mangelsdorff
is born in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Harry Bidgood And His Broadcasters record I Ain't Certain, for Vocalion Records
in London, UK. Bidgood is perhaps better known as an accordian bandleader under his pseudonym of Primo Scala
Jazz pianist/composer Cecil Taylor
is born in New York City.
And His Orchestra broadcast live from The Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Band come to the end of a lengthy residency at The Last Word, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The bands of Charlie Barnet and Woody Herman
take part in a Battle Of The Bands at The Rendezvous Ballroom, Balboa, California, USA. Barnet wins.
of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, is given his first guitar for his ninth birthday. He will become one of the most sought-after session guitarists in the music business, playing with The Monkees
, The Jackson 5
, Barbra Streisand
, Neil Diamond
, The Carpenters
, The Mamas And Papas, Ella Fitzgerald
, John Lennon
, Joe Cocker
, Simon And Garfunkel
, Whitney Houston
, Kenny Rogers
, Diana Ross
, Smokey Robinson
, Marvin Gaye
, Gladys Knight
and Stevie Wonder
, to name a few.
The Nat King Cole
trio opens at The Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam
, written by Irving Berlin
and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in West Germany, Europe.
Robert 'Bubber' Johnson records I Surrender Dear, Welcome Home and other tracks for King Records
in New York City, USA.
The George Lewis New Orleans Jazz Band, featuring Joe Robichaux, Kid Howard
, Alcide 'Slow Drag' Pavageau, Joe Watkins and Jim Robinson, plays at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK.
Virtuoso jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery
plays at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
records The Party's Over, Peel Me A Grape and Spring Will Be A
Little Late This Year for RCA
in Los Angeles, California, USA. (1962)
When The Country Gentlemen
play at Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA, the gig is recorded and some tracks will appear on their live album, On The Road
80s hitmaker Corey Hart, best-known for the hit Sunglasses At Night, is born in Montreal, Canada.
Don Ellis (trumpet) Eric Dolphy
(alto saxophone) Benny Golson (tenor saxophone) Richard Davis (bass) Joe Cocuzzo (drums) Gunther Schuller (composer, conductor) Leonard Bernstein (director, narrator) Nat Hentoff (author) and The New York Philharmonic Orchestra take part in the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concert at Philharmonic Hall, The Lincoln Center, New York City, USA.
Nat King Cole
and his wife Maria attend the Cocoanut Grove night club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Butterfield Blues Band, The Charles Lloyd Quintet and The Ultimate Spinach, play the second of three nights at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Gary Burton Quartet plays at Carnegie Recital Hall, New York City, USA. The show is recorded and will be released by RCA Records as The Gary Burton Quartet In Concert
. The album includes a jazzy interpretation of the Bob Dylan
composition I Want You.
During the Nice
Jazz Festival, B.B.King, Joe Williams And The Count Basie
Orchestra, Panama Francis and The Savoy Sultans perform for the first of two nights in La Grand Parade Du Jazz, Cimiez, Nice, France, Europe.
Jazz piano star Jamie Cullum
performs live on tv series Dancing With The Stars in the USA.
plays at Jazzfest Gronau, Gronau, Germany, Europe.