This day (March 1, 1940), in East Acton, London, England, is born Roger Harry Daltrey, simply known as Roger Daltrey , English artist, founder and lead singer of The Who
This day (March 1st, 1945), in Saint Ann, Jamaica, is born Winston Rodney a.k.a. Burning Spear, a Jamaican roots reggae singer.
This day (March 1, 2012), in Montreux, Switzerland, died Lucio Dalla, a popular Italian singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
This day (March 1st, 1927), in Harlem, New York, is born Harold George ‘Harry’ Belafonte, Jr. , an American singer, songwriter, actor and social activist.
This day (February 26, 1928), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Antoine Dominique ‘Fats’ Domino, an American R&B and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter.
This day (February 26, 1971), in Dallas, Texas, is born Erica Abi Wright a.k.a. Erykah Badu, an American singer-songwriter.
This day ( February 25, 2014), in Cancun (Mexico), died Francisco Sánchez Gómez a.k.a. Paco de Lucia, a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist.
This day (February 24, 1932), in Bécon-les-Bruyères, France, is born Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.
This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon Tony Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.
This day (February 21, 2015), in Pine Bluff, Arkansas , died Clark Terry, an American trumpeter.
This day (February 20, 1937), in Chillicothe, Ohio, is born Nancy Wilson, an American singer.
This day (February 19, 1940 ), in Detroit, Michigan , is born Smokey Robinson, an American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer.
This day (February 19, 1955), in Oakland, California, is born David Murray, an American musician who plays mainly tenor saxophone and sometimes bass clarinet.
This day (February 19, 1972), in New York, died Edward Lee Morgan, an American hard bop trumpeter.
This day (February 19, 2017), in New York City, died Larry Coryell American jazz fusion guitarist
This day (February 18, 1952), in Macon, Georgia, is born Veronica ‘Randy’ Crawford, an American jazz and R&B singer.
This day (February 18, 1941), in Ponchatoula, Louisiana,, is born Irma Thomas, an American soul and rhythm and blues singer.
This day (February 17, 1949), in Heathfield, Sussex, England, is born Fred Frithan English multi-instrumentalist.
This day ( February 17, 1982), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Thelonious Sphere Monk, an American jazz pianist and composer.
This day (February 17, 2006), in Hoboken, New Jersey, died Ray Barretto, a Puerto Rican conga player.