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Pioneering New Orleans jazz trumpeter Chris Kelly dies in Algiers Naval Base Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the victim of a heart attack caused by years of heavy drinking.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra are playing during a one-month engagement at The Casa Manana, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Orchestra play in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tenor sax man and Chess Records
recording artist Claude McLin
[nicknamed The Crown Prince OfThe Tenor Sax] files a new six nights-a-week contract to play in the Morocco Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with his local Musicians Union.
And His Orchestra record Hot Rod, For Squares Only, Cream'n Boogie and Open Up Them
Pearly Gates in New York City, USA.
plays the last of three nights at The Silhouette, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Arthur Rowberry And His New Orchestra, with vocalist Larry Gretton, play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Film star, tv star and musician Phil Harris is the subject of This Is Your Life
on NBC TV in the USA.
is recording tracks, including Just For A Thrill, for his album The Genius Of Ray Charles
during the first of two sessions at 6 West Recording in New York City, USA, using an Ampex 3 track recorder.
Big Pete Deuchar And His Professors Of Ragtime play at The Locarno Ballroom
, Old Town Square, Swindon
, Wiltshire, UK. Deuchar's band around this time includes young guitarist John McLaughlin
, who will go on to play with Georgie Fame
and Graham Bond
, before forming his jazz fusion band The Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, bandleader and recording artist Maria Schneider
is born in Windom, Minnesota, USA.
It is announced that EMI
has sold over a quarter of the world's records during the past year, and that their best-selling artist has been Cliff Richard
The Dave Bailey Quintet records Comin' Home Baby, Lady Iris B, Two Feet In The Gutter, Coffe Walk and Shiny Stockings for Epic Records in New York City, USA.
A deal is finalized in London, England, UK, Europe, enabling HMV Records to release product from two American labels, Laurie and Le Grande, in the UK.
Anita Harris, Carole Carr, Bunny Lewis and Sid James are the panel on BBC-tv's record-rating show Juke Box Jury, presented by David Jacobs, in London, England, UK, Europe.
, His Orchestra and The Raelets play at The Sportpalast, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Tonight's episode of the sitcom The Bing Crosby
Show on ABC-tv in the USA is titled Conform, Conform, Whoever You Are.
appears on the cover of Life International magazine, alongside the headline "The Secrets Of My Success As A Singer".
And Brazil '66 play at Philharmonic Hall, New York City, USA, supported by The Fifth Dimension. During Mendes' set, jazz flute star Herbie Mann
makes a guest appearance during a cover version of The Beatles
' song Daytripper.
The Three Sounds
, with The Oliver Nelson Orchestra, record The Look Of Love, Georgia On My Mind and other tracks at Liberty Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Blue Note
Singer Chick Bullock
dies in California, USA. Despite a serious facial
disfigurement, Bullock found considerable success as a jazz band
vocalist in the 1930s, working with Duke Ellington
, Cab Calloway
And The Feetwarmers play on the Portsmouth Festival Jazzboat, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Eire.
R. E. M., Lauryn Hill
and No Doubt
play in a charity event, Love Rocks, honouring Bono of U2
as Humanitarian of the Year, for his work on debt relief. The show is staged in the Kodak Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA, and Cher and Bono both make guest appearances.
During the London Jazz Festival, Herbie Hancock
plays at The Barbican, London, England, UK, Europe.
The seven-day-long New Orleans
Jazz And Heritage Festival
begins in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The first night is headlined by Dr. John
, John Mayer
and George Benson
artists appearing over the coming days include Billy Joel
, B.B. King
Harper, Jill Scott
, The Dave Matthews
Band, Roy Ayers
, Patti Smith
, Maroon 5
, Willie Nelson
, Fleetwood Mac
, Trombone Shorty, Taj Mahal
and Aaron Neville.
releases his debut LP, Shiroi' on Black Focus Records.