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Tango singer, composer and recording artist Jose Bohr is born in Bonn, Germany, Europe.
Luciano Pzo y Gonzales is born in Havana, Cuba, Caribbean. As Chano Pozo he will become one of the most celebrated Latin drummers and vocalists, working regularly with Dizzy Gillespie.
Tito Puente, multi-instrumentalist/bandleader known as the King of Latin Music, is born in Harlem, New York City, USA.
Anselmo Sacasas And His Royal Havana Orchestra are playing at The Colony Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with The Four Senators.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record La Comparsa for Columbia Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra record The Second Afro Cuban Jazz Suite Parts 1 - 6, Havana Special, Fiesta Time and Sonoro for Verve/Norgran Records in New York City, USA.
Bing Crosby and The Banda De Lua record Copacabana, Quizas, Quizas, Quizas, Maria Bonita and Granada for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Xavier Cugat is playing during an 11-day engagement at California State Fair, Sacramento, California, USA.
Jazz bassist and composer Tómas R. Einarsson is born in Blönduós, Iceland, Europe.
Andre Rico And The Cha Chaleros play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashton, England, UK, Europe. Rico was, in fact, English jazzman George Davies.
Andre Rico And The Cha Chaleros play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashton, England, UK, Europe. Rico was, in fact, English jazzman George Davies.
Jazz xylophone star Cal Tjader releases the album Jazz Round Midnight, in the USA on Verve Records.
Dennis Lotis, Dorita Y Pepe, Dill Jones and The BBC Midland Light Orchestra appear in the BBC tv show September Song, recorded in the Midlands, England, UK, Europe.
The Gary McFarland Octet records Emily, I Love Goddess, More, Ringo and A Hard Day's Night (written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles), in Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New jersey, USA.
Shawn Elliott opens for one week at The Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA, promoting his new Roulette Records single, The Joker.
Shawn Elliott is appearing during one week at The Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA, promoting his new Roulette Records single, The Joker.
Teen movie Get Yourself A College Girl opens at cinemas in Portugal, Europe, (under the name Turma Bossa Nova) featuring performances by The Dave Clark Five, The Standells, The Animals, Nancy Sinatra, The Jimmy Smith Trio, Stan Getz And Astrud Gilberto and Freddie Bell And The Bell Boys.
Warren Covington plays at Mankato University, Minnesota, USA.
The Arthur Lyman Quartet is playing during a run of dates at Hop Louie's Latitude 20 Club, Torrance, California, USA. Vibraphonist Lyman is considered a pioneer of the exotica style of music, which blended Hawaiian styles with jazz and pop.
This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert reaches No1 in the Canadian singles chart.
Wilson Pickett, Ike And Tina Turner, Santana, Willie Bobo, Les McCann, Eddie Harris, The Staple Singers, Mavis Staples and The Voices of East Harlem play in the Soul To Soul concert in Black Star Square, Accra, Ghana, Africa. During the show, famed drummer Kofi Ghanaba (aka Guy Warren of Ghana) gives a thunderous performance with an ensemble of gourd players from Benin.
Santana play at The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
Marvin Gaye, Santana and Elvis Costello are among the artists performing at the 14th Annual Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Europe.
Mongo Santamaria and The Hugh Masekela Band play the fourth of thirteen nights at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Al DiMeola, John McLaughlin and Paco De Lucia play at The Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The concert is recorded and will be released as the LP Friday Night In San Francisco.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights to 70,000 fans at The Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, with Santana and Iggy Pop as opening acts.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at Sportpaleis Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland, Europe. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana.
Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights at Palaeur, Rome, Italy, Europe. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana.
Santana play at Eureka Municipal Auditorum, Eureka, California, USA.
On The Spirits Dancing in the Flesh Tour, Santana play at The World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, Illinois, USA.
In New York City, USA, Bob Dylan records his version of the Dean Martin hit Return To Me, for use in the tv series The Sopranos.
Jose Feliciano plays the last of six nights at the Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Latin superstar Gloria Trevi, recently released from jail, begins her Trevolution tour in Reno, Nevada, USA.
Santana release a new album, All That I Am, on Columbia Records in the UK.
Rapper Aldo Rodriguez of hip-hop/rap duo Los Aldeanos is detained by Cuban police for "possessing an illegal computer". As a favour, famed singer Silvio Rodriguez tells the authorities that he gave it to Rodriguez.
Pianist, singer and composer Johnny Alf, sometimes described as the Father of Bossa Nova, dies aged 80, of prostate cancer in Santo Andre, Brazil, South America.
Akwid, Crooked Stilo, Sporty Loco and others play at The Eagle Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Santana plays at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Santana plays at The Rothaus Halle, Friedrichshafen, Germany, Europe.
The London Jazz Festival begins. The Festival, held at several venues in London, UK, from November 12 to 21, includes performances by Cleo Laine, Paolo Conte, Arthur H, Ute Lemper and Juliette Grecois.
Recently re-united celebrity couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez attend the birthday party of their friend Alfredo Flores at Bootsy Bellows in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The highest gainer in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA is Same Old Love by Selena Gomez, rising from No9 to No6. Hello by Adele remains at No1.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Scotiabank Saddledrome, Calgary, Canada, supported by DNCE and Bea Miller.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at The Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, USA, supported by DNCE.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays the second of two nights at Takyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.