This Day In Music: September 10
September 9 ~ Birthdays/All ~ September 11
September 10, 2021 ~ Blues guitarist, singer Byther Smith, full name Byther Claude Earl John Smith, passed away in Chicago, Illinois, USA ~ As a solo artist best known for a string of well-received 1980s albums. Active since the mid-1950s as a session and club performer, often besides his non-music day job. Has worked with Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Junior Wells and perhaps most notably with Otis Rush, regularly playing rhythm guitar in Rush's backing bands during the 1960s ~ Smith was born in 1932
September 10, 2021 ~ Singer, guitarist, songwriter Michael Chapman passed away ~ Acclaimed singer, virtuoso guitarist rooted in folk drawing from numerous genres including rock, jazz and blues with over 40 albums to his name, starting with the fingerpicking folk classic Rainmaker released in 1969. Cited as a major influence by Thurston Moore, Steve Gunn, Ryley Walker, Meg Baird ~ Chapman was born in 1941
September 10, 2015 ~ Gert Wychodil, commonly known as film composer Gert Wilden, passed away ~ Scored music for over 50 feature films but best known for his music for 1970s erotic films particularly Schoolgirl Report series ~ Wychodil was born in 1917
September 10, 2005 ~ Singer Clarence Gatemouth Brown passed away in Orange, Texas, USA ~ Plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin, violin and viola, harmonica, drums and percussion, sings and writes too. Blends just about every imaginable roots music into a high-energy, raw hybrid. Hates being called a “blues” musician ~ Brown was born in 1924
September 10, 2004 ~ Jazz tenor saxophonist Gordon Brisker passed away ~ Played with Al Belletto, Bill Berry, Woody Herman, Louie Bellson, Gerry Mulligan, Herb Pomeroy, Anita O'Day, Bobby Shew, and others ~ Brisker was born in 1937
September 10, 1997 ~ Composer Jacques Leguerney passed away ~ Championed especially for his art songs, counting Gérard Souzay, Geneviève Touraine, Pierre Bernac and Kurt Ollmann among his fans. Also wrote chamber music, orchestral works and ballets, notably La Venus Noire ~ Leguerney was born in 1906
September 10, 1995 ~ Constantinos Tsobanoglou, commonly known as amapiano, Afrobeat, Afro pop singer, rapper Costa Titch, born in Mbombela, South Africa ~ Known for hits such as Nkalakatha, Activate, Ayeye, and Big Flexa. Notably collaborated with Senegalese-American rapper Akon on a remix of the latter. Tsobanoglou passed away at age 27 after collapsing on stage while performing at the Ultra South Africa music festival in Johannesburg ~ Tsobanoglou passed away in 2023
September 10, 1986 ~ Singer, songwriter Ashley Monroe born in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA ~ As a solo artist known for songs such as Satisfied and I Don't Want To, the latter featuring Ronnie Dunn. One third of the Pistol Annies, alongside Miranda Lambert and Angaleena Presley. As a backup singer Monroe can be heard on songs by Will Hoge (Goodnight Goodbye), Cory Morrow (More Than Perfect), Andrea Glass (North Wind), Wade Bowen (If We Ever Make It Home), Josh Kelley (Georgia Clay), and others
September 10, 1986 ~ Park Frederick Adams III, commonly known as jazz baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams, passed away in Brooklyn, New York, USA ~ Leader and sideman. Worked with Donald Byrd, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis, Willie Wlls, Little John Wilson, Lucky Thompson, Beans Richardson, Kenny Burrell, Stan Kenton, Lee Katzman, Kenny Clarke, Curtis Fuller, Quincy Jones, Chet Baker, John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, Charles Mingus, Teddy Charles, Pony Poindexter, Marcus Belgrave, Thelonious Monk, Lionel Hampton, Sal Salvador, Ella Fitzgerald, Rein de Graaff, the Per Husby Trio, Ray Alexander, Mose Allison, Gene Ammons, Walter Bishop Jr, Joshua Breakstone, Hank Crawford, Maynard Ferguson, Jimmy Forrest, Red Garland, Dizzy Gillespie, Barry Harris, Philly Joe Jones, Peter Leitch, Herbie Mann, Arif Mardin, Howard McGhee, Helen Merrill, Blue Mitchell, Oliver Nelson, Duke Pearson, Ben Sidran, Shorty Rogers, Idrees Sulieman, Toots Thielemans, and others ~ Adams was born in 1930
September 10, 1984 ~ James Young, commonly known as swing trombonist, songwriter Trummy Young, passed away in San Jose, California, USA ~ Closely associated with Louis Armstrong. Also worked with Jimmie Lunceford, Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Clyde Hart, Buck Clayton, Billy May, Mildred Bailey, Chris Barber, and others. Co-wrote T'Ain't What You Do It's The Way That You Do It, a hit for both Lunceford and Ella Fitzgerald, and Traveling Light which was recorded with Billie Holiday ~ Young was born in 1912
September 10, 1979 ~ Hip-hop, urban guitarist, keyboardist, accordionist, trombonist, saxophonist, percussionist Eduardo Cabra, full name Eduardo Cabra Martinez, born in Santurce, Puerto Rico ~ Influenced by Rubén Blades and Silvio Rodriguez. Rose to fame as member of hugely influential Puerto Rican hip-hop outfit Calle 13 which also included his stepbrother René Pérez Joglar and half-sister Ileana Cabra Joglar. In-demand producer, working with international artists such as Silvina Moreno, Diana Fuentes, La Vida Bohème, Chambao, Gustavo Cordera, Jorge Drexler, and others
September 10, 1978 ~ Alternative metal, hard rock singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter Björn Strid, full name Björn Ove Ingemar Strid, born in Glumslöv, Sweden ~ Best known as co-founding and sole constant member of Soilwork. Has also worked with I Legion, Disarmonia Mundi, Terror 2000, Coldseed, the Night Flight Orchestra, Act Of Denial, Darkane, Gizmachi, and others
September 10, 1974 ~ Producer, composer Lasse Marhaug born in Steigen, Norway ~ Has participated in over 200 recordings. Has collaborated with artists such as Mats Gustafsson, Dror Feller, Tore Honore Boe, Marc Broude, Anla Courtis, Carlos Giffoni, John Hegre, Kommissar Hjuler, Merzbow, Paal Nilssen-Love, Nordvargr, Maja Ratkje, Skull Defekts, Ronnie Sundin, Ken Vandermark, Jon Wesseltoft, Runhild Gammelsaeter, John Wiese, Jenny Hval, and others
September 10, 1968 ~ Antonio Hardy, commonly known as rapper Big Daddy Kane, born in Brooklyn, New York, USA ~ Member of the Juice Crew. Widely seen as one of the most influential MCs in hip-hop. Kane's first two albums, 1988's Long Live The Kane and 1989's It's A Big Daddy Thing, are considered hip-hop classics. Worked with Biz Markie, Teddy Riley, Patti Labelle (providing the rap chorus on Feels Like Another One), Quincy Jones, MC Hammer, Tupac Shakur, Kool G Rap, KRS One, Morcheeba, A Tribe Called Quest, the Jurassic 5, Little Brother, DJ Babu, DJ Premier, MF Doom, Masta Ace, and others
September 10, 1963 ~ Punk rock, hardcore punk drummer Bill Stevenson, full name John William Stevenson, born in Torrance, California, USA ~ Worked with the Descendents, Black Flag, All, Only Crime, the Lemonheads, Nig-heist, the Last, October Faction, and others
September 10, 1959 ~ Music journalist, A&R executive Terry Tolkin born ~ As a music journalist credited with coining the term “alternative music” while a writer for the trade publication Rockpool. As an executive, A&R executive associated with several labels including Touch & Go Records, Rough Trade Records, his own indie No.6 Records and perhaps most notably Elektra Records, signing acts such as Stereolab, Afghan Whigs and Nada Surf to the latter. Also especially remembered for producing the 1988 Neil Young-tribute album The Bridge (A Tribute To Neil Young) featuring covers performed by then-unknown upcoming bands such as the Pixies, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr, the Flaming Lips and Soul Asylum. The album's proceeds would be donated to the Bridge School, a charity for children suffering from Cerebral Palsy run by Young and his wife Pegi Young ~ Tolkin passed away in 2022
September 10, 1958 ~ Jazz drummer, vibraphonist Chuck Redd born ~ Leader and sideman. Worked with Barney Kessel, Charlie Byrd, Herb Ellis, Ken Peplowski, Terry Gibbs, Mel Tormé, Bucky Pizzarelli, and others
September 10, 1958 ~ Rock, hard rock, heavey metal singer, songwriter Goran Sepa born in Nis, Yugoslavia ~ Lead singer of Kerber, active mostly during the 1980s and 1990s and best known for songs such as Seobe and Mezimac
September 10, 1958 ~ Keyboardist, songwriter, producer Monte Moir born in USA ~ Best known as original keyboardist for Prince-associated R&B outfit the Time. In-demand producer, songwriter, collaborator for the likes of Alexander O'Neal, Gladys Knight, Vanity 6, Deniece Williams, Thelma Houston, Deja, Lolly Pop, Precious Wilson, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, and others. His songwriting credits include Janet Jackson's The Pleasure Principle, Ruby Turner's In My Life and Steven Dante's It's Only Love
September 10, 1958 ~ Singer Siobhan Fahey, full name Siobhan Maire Deirdre Fahey, born ~ Founding member of 1980s trio Bananarama, alongside Sarah Elizabeth Dalin and Keren Woodward, known for songs such as Cruel Summer, It Ain't What You Do (It's The The Way That You Do It) with the Fun Boy Three, Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye), Robert de Niro's Waiting, the US No.1 hit Venus, and Love In The First Degree. Also founded Shakespears Sister, known for the 1992 hit Stay. Married to producer and the Eurythmics member Dave Stewart from 1987 to 1996 with whom she has two sons
September 10, 1957 ~ Singer, actress Carol Decker born in Huyton, UK ~ Lead vocalist and along with bandmate and then-boyfriend Ronnie Rogers main songwriter of late-1980s band T'Pau, known for songs such as China In Your Hand, Valntine, and Secret Garden
September 10, 1956 ~ R&B, soul singer, actress Debra Laws, full name Debra Renee Laws, born in Houston, Texas, USA ~ Sister of flutist Hubert Laws and singers Eloise Laws and Ronnie Laws. Best known for her 1981 Very Special Billboard R&B top 20 hit. The song would later notably be sampled by Jennifer Lopez in the international hit All I Have
September 10, 1955 ~ Pop rock, progressive rock, jazz fusion drummer Pat Mastelotto born in Chico, California, USA ~ Co-founding member of Mr Mister, scoring the Billboard Hot 100 charttoppers Broken Wings and Kyrie both taken of the 1985 Welcome To The Real World sophomore album. Also noted as a member of King Crimson's “double trio” lineup from 1994 through 1997. In-demand session drummer, present on recordings by Martin Briley, Scandal, Al Jarreau, the Pointer Sisters, Kenny Loggins, XTC, the Sugarcubes, the Rembrandts, Eddie Money, Robyn Hitchcock, David Sylvian, and others
September 10, 1954 ~ Singer Elvis Presley records Good Rocking Tonight in Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee ~ Under the supervision of producer Sam Phillips Presley playing acoustic rhythm guitar and performing vocals records Good Rocking Tonight, originally a 1947 jump blues hit for Roy Brown, backed by Scotty Moore on lead guitar and Bill Black on double bass. Presley's version would be released later the same month as his sophomore single with I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine featured on the flip-side
September 10, 1953 ~ Trombonist Craig Harris born in Hempstead, New York, USA ~ Major figure in avant-garde jazz. Worked with Sun Ra, Abdullah Ibrahim, David Murray, Lester Bowie, Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers, Muhal Richard Abrams, Charlie Haden, Don Byron, Eddie Allen, Anthony Cox, Pheeroan Aklaff, Ayibobo, Billy Bang, Don Byron, Carla Cook, Lena Horne, Dollar Brand, Joseph Jarman, the Roots, Henry Threadgill, the World Saxophone Quartet, and others
September 10, 1952 ~ Singer, guitarist, songwriter Chris Wilson born in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA ~ Lead singer of the Flamin' Groovies, joining the band in 1971 replacing original singer Roy Loney. Present on the band's most acclaimed album, Shake Some Action released in 1976. Co-wrote the album's title track Shake Some Action with Cyril Jordan. Also a longtime member of the Barracudas and recorded as a solo artist
September 10, 1952 ~ Bassist, producer Tony Markellis born in Helena, Montana, USA ~ Best known for his association with Trey Anastasio. Has also worked with Paul Butterfield, Johnny Shines, David Bromberg, Paul Siebel, Rosalie Sorrels, Ellen McIlwaine, Mary McCaslin, Jo Henley, with jazz fusion group Kilimanjaro, and with others ~ Markellis passed away in 2021
September 10, 1951 ~ Soul blues singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer Johnny Rawls born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA ~ Worked with ZZ Hill, Joe Tex, OV Wright, the Aces Of Spades Band, BB King, Little Milton, Bobby Blue Bland, Little Johnny Taylor, Blues Boy Wilie, LC Luckett, and others
September 10, 1950 ~ Glam rock, hard rock drummer Don Powell, full name Donald George Powell, born in Bilston, UK ~ Co-founding member of Slade. Co-wrote the 1972 UK top 10 hit Look Wot You Dun. Remained with the band until its initial disbandement in 1992. Member of Quatro Scott & Powell alongside singer Suzi Quatro and the Sweet-guitarist Andy Scott
September 10, 1950 ~ Anthony Joseph Pereira, commonly known as guitarist, singer, songwriter Joe Perry, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA ~ Best known as co-founding member and lead guitarist of Aerosmith. Also fronts the Joe Perry Project and is a member of the Hollywood Vampires, alongside Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp.
September 10, 1950 ~ Singer, guitarist, songwriter Rosie Flores born in San Antonio, Texas, USA ~ Helped revive female rockabilly. Toured as a member of Asleep At The Wheel. Blends rockabilly, honky tonk, jazz and Western swing with a touch of punk attitude
September 10, 1950 ~ Pub rock guitarist Vic Collins, full name Victor Collins, born in ~ Pedal steel guitarist for pub rock outfit the Kursaal Flyers, best known for Little Does She Know which reached top 20 in the band's native UK in 1977
September 10, 1949 ~ Jazz singer Barbara Morrison born in Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA ~ Worked with Jimmy Smith, James Moody, Gerald Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Charles, Ron Carter, Etta James, Esther Phillips, David T Walker, Dr John, Kenny Burrell, Terence Blanchard, Joe Sample, Cedar Walton, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, Tony Bennett, Keb' Mo, Doc Severinsen, Mark Winkler, and others ~ Morrison passed away in 2022
September 10, 1949 ~ Barrie Barlow, commonly known as progressive rock drummer, percussionist Barriemore Barlow born in Birmingham, UK ~ Best known as drummer for Jethro Tull joining the band in 1971 replacing Clive Bunker. Upset by the death of bassist John Glascock Barlow left the band in 1980. Has subsequently played with Kerry Livgren, Robert Plant, Yngwie Malmsteen (Rising Force), John Miles, Jimmy Page, and others
September 10, 1948 ~ Jazz singer, lyricist, songwriter Lorraine Feather, full name Billie Jane Lee Lorraine Feather, born in New York, New York, USA ~ Daugher of renowned jazz critic Leonard Feather and big band singer Jane Feather. Named Billie for her godmother Billie Holiday, Lee for her mother's former roommate Peggy Lee, Lorraine for the jazz standard Sweet Lorraine first recorded by the Radiolites in 1928 and covered by well over 300 artists. Well over a dozen albums to her name, most acclaimed for Ages, Attachments and Flirting With Disaster
September 10, 1945 ~ Singer Bing Crosby records Aren't You Glad You're You ~ Music by Jimmy van Heusen, lyrics Johnny Burke. Written for the film The Bells Of St Mary's, starring Crosby and Ingrid Bergman. The song would be nominated for an Academy Award but lose out to It Might As Well Be Spring from the film State Fair. Crosby's single would reach top 10 on the pop charts. Over the years it would be covered by a hosts of artists including Peggy Lee, Gerry Mulligan, Rosemary Clooney, Rebecca Kilgore, and others
September 10, 1945 ~ Jazz guitarist, composer Harry Pepi born in Vienna, Austria ~ Worked with Werner Pirchner, Adelhard Roldinger, Benny Goodman, Dave Holland, Enrico Rava, Wolfgang Puschnig, Steve Swallow, Jack DeJohnette, Michel Portal, Herbert Joos, Jon Christensen, Georg Polanski, and others ~ Pepl passed away in 2005
September 10, 1945 ~ Singer, guitarist José Feliciano, full name Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia, born in Lares, Puerto Rico ~ Puerto Rican singer with over 50 albums to his name. Known for songs such as the Doors-cover Light My Fire and Feliz Navidad
September 10, 1943 ~ Jazz trombonist, singer, composer Garrett List born in Phoenix, Arizona, USA ~ Leader and sideman. Member of Musica Elettronica Viva. Has worked with artists such as Anthony Braxton, Willem Breuker, Johnny Copeland, Arthur Russell, Frederic Rzewski, Keshavan Masiak, La Monte Young, Marianne Schroeder, Morton Feldman, Yoshi Wada, Christian Wolff, and others ~ List passed away in 2019
September 10, 1942 ~ Singer Danny Hutton born in Burclana, Ireland ~ Best known as singer of Three Dog Night. Previously songwriter and singer for Hanna-Barbera for whom he scored a minor hit with Roses And Rainbows. Father of Haim drummer Dash Hutton
September 10, 1941 ~ Jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist Itaru Oki born in Kobe, Japan ~ Co-founded ESSG, wotking alongside Masahiko Satoh, Mototeru Takagi, Masahiko Togashi. Has also worked with Takashi Kako, Art Farmer, Maynard Ferguson, Noah Howard, Lee Konitz, Steve Lacy, Michel Pilz, Sam Rivers, the World Residents, and others ~ Oki passed away in 2020
September 10, 1940 ~ Pianist, composer Dave Burrell born in Middletown, Ohio, USA ~ Leader and sideman. Worked with Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders, 360 Degree Music Experience, Marion Brown, David Murray, Odean Pope, William Parker, Sonny Sharrock, and with Clifford Thornton
September 10, 1940 ~ Singer, guitarist, songwriter Eduardo Matteo born in Montevideo, Uruguay ~ Modernised Uruguyan music drawing from beat, jazz, bossa nova and local rhythms. Cited by Jorge Drexler as a major influence. Has his compositions recorded by Pedro Aznar, Hugo Fattoruso, Fernando Cabrera, Leon Gieco, Sandra Mihanovich, Milton Nascimento, Jaime Roos, and others ~ Mateo passed away in 1990
September 10, 1939 ~ Jazz trombonist, singer Campbell Burnap born in Derby, UK ~ Worked with the Omega Jazz Band, the Hot Sands Jazz Band, Geoff Bull, Terry Lightfoot, Monty Sunshine, Ian Armit, Alan Elsdon, Alex Welsh, Acker Bilk, and others ~ Burnap passed away in 2008
September 10, 1937 ~ Singer, guitarist Tommy Overstreet born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA ~ Known for 1970s country hits such as I Don't Know You Anymore, Ann Don't Go Running, Send Me No Roses, Jeannie Marie (You Were A Lady), and Don't Go City On Me Girl ~ Overstreet passed away in 2015
September 10, 1931 ~ Drummer Franco Manzecchi born in Ravenna, Italy ~ Worked with Chet Baker, Eric Dolphy, Larry Young, Clark Terry, Bill Coleman, Lou Bennett, Mal Waldron, and others ~ Manzecchi passed away in 1979
September 10, 1930 ~ Maria Micaela Secada Ramos, commonly known as singer Moraima Secada, born in Santa Clara, Cuba ~ Aunt of pop singer Jon Secada. Member of Anacaona, the first all-female Latin-American orchestra. Member of Cuarteto Los Meme. Member of Cuarteto D'Aida alongside Elena Burke, Omara Portuondo and Haydee Portuondo ~ Secada passed away in 1984
September 10, 1929 ~ William B Lawsha, commonly known as jazz saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist Prince Lasha, born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA ~ Leader and sideman. Worked with Eric Dolphy (including on the acclaimed Iron Man album), Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, Bruce Cale, Jeff Clyne, Rick Laird, Mike Carr, Sonny Simmons, Jimmy Garrison, Gene Ammons, Odean Pope, and with Michael White ~ Lawsha passed away in 2008
September 10, 1929 ~ Nicola Tomas Lionetti, commonly known as singer, songwriter, actor Tommy Leonetti born in Bergen County, New Jersey, USA ~ Known for songs such as Free, I Cried and My City Of Sydney ~ Leonetti passed away in 1979
September 10, 1927 ~ Pearl Dee Jones, commonly known as country singer Pearl Butler, born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA ~ Recorded and performed as husband-wife duo Carl Butler & Pearl with Pearl Butler, known for country hits such as Too Late To Try Again, My Tears Don't Show and their biggest hit Don't Let Me Cross Over. ~ Jones passed away in 1988
September 10, 1925 ~ Singer, bassist, pianist, songwriter Roy Brown, full name Roy James Brown, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA ~ Influential on the early development of rock & roll and R&B. As a singer influential on BB King, Bobby Blue Bland, Elvis Presley, Jackie Wilson, Little Richard, and others. One of the first to incorporate gospel-styled singing into R&B. Best known for the classic Good Rocking Tonight, covered by a wide array of artists including Wynonie Harris, Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, Ricky Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Pat Boone, James Brown, the Doors, Montrose, and others. ~ Brown passed away in 1981
September 10, 1924 ~ Hans Olof Wickman, commonly known as jazz clarinetist Putte Wickman, born in Falun, Sweden ~ Acclaimed and leading clarinetist. Influenced by Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman. Worked with artists such as Sivuca, Sture Nordin, John Lewis, Red Mitchell, Janne Schaffer, Hal Galper, the Visby Big Band, Arne Domnerus, Björn Skiffs, Viktoria Tolstoy, Babik Reinhardt, Jan Lundgren, Jesper Lundgaard, Alex Riel, Ernie Wilkins, Joe Newman, and others ~ Wickman passed away in 2006
September 10, 1923 ~ Zoila August Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo, commonly known as coloratura soprano Yma Sumac, passed in Los Angeles, California, USA ~ Known for her extreme vocal range. Prolific singer mastered various styles, perhaps best known as one of the most famous voices in the exotica genre. Stories published in the 1950s claimed that she was an Incan princess, directly descended from Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor. Discovered by Les Baxter she signed to Capitol Records in 1950. Her debut LP, Voice Of The Xtabay, was a smash hit. She continued to have fame throughout the 1950s, playing with Baxter, Danny Kaye, put out several hit albums (notably the 1954 release Mambo), and perform at venues such as the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, the Roxy Theatre, Vegas nightclubs, as well as tour internationally. ~ Chávarri passed away in 2008
September 10, 1914 ~ Kenrick Reginald Hijmn Johnson, commonly known as jazz, swing bandleader Ken Snakehips Johnson, born in Georgetown, British Guyana ~ Leading figure in 1930s black British music. Best known for Oh Johnny Oh Johnny ~ Johnson passed away in 1941
September 10, 1913 ~ Drummer Cliff Leeman born in Portland, Maine, USA ~ Performed with the Portland Symphony Orchestra at age 13. Toured vaudeville in late 1920s. From 1930s onwards worked with artists such as Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Charlie Barnet, Johnny Long, Woody Herman, Don Byas, John Kirby, Raymond Scott, Jimmy Dorsey, Ben Webster, the Casa Loma Orchestra, Bob Chester, Eddie Condon, Bobby Hackett, Pee Wee Erwin, Yank Lawson, Bob Haggart, the Lawson-Haggart Band, Ralph Sutton, Billy Butterfield, Bob Crosby, Wild Bill Davison, the Dukes Of Dixieland, Peanuts Hucko, Joe Venuti, the Kings Of Jazz, Bud Freeman, Don Ewell, the World's Greatest Jazz Band, Jimmy McPartland, and others ~ Leeman passed away in 1986
September 10, 1908 ~ Harry Warnow, commonly known as bandleader, pianist,producer Raymond Scott, born in Brooklyn, New York, USA ~ Never scored cartoon soundtracks yet familiar to many because Carl Stalling adapted Warnow's music to over 120 Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons. Warnow's compositions can also be heard in Ren & Stimpy Show, The Simpsons, Duckman, and Animaniacs ~ Warnow passed away in 1994
September 10, 1899 ~ Gospel singer, composer Theodore Frye born ~ Early gospel pioneer. Established the Martin Frye Quartet, launching the career of Roberta Martin. Also helpful in advancing the career of Mahalia Jackson ~ Frye passed away in 1963