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Oct 25
1901

Bandleader, broadcaster and recording artist Roy Fox is born in Denver, Colorado, USA. (1901)

Oct 25
1924

Minstrel show musician Emmett Miller accompanied by his Georgia Crackers, records Anytime for Okeh Records in New York City, USA. The Georgia Crackers include Eddie Lang, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey and Gene Krupa. (1924)

Oct 25
1927

Gertrude Lawrence is recorded in His Majesty’s Theatre, London, singing the George Gershwin song Someone To Watch Over Me. (1927)

Oct 25
1927

Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra records When I'm With You and It's Jam Up, for Columbia Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (1927)

Oct 25
1927

Gertrude Lawrence is recorded in His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, singing the George Gershwin song Someone To Watch Over Me. (1927)

Oct 25
1929

Earl Hines And His Orchestra record Blue Nights and Grand Piano Blues for Victor Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1929)

Oct 25
1929

Jack Hylton and his Orchestra, record Parisienne Doll, Painting The Cluds With Sunshine, Tondeleyo and Turn On The Heat, HMV Records in The Queens Small Hall, London, UK. (1929)

Oct 25
1929

Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, using the pseudonym of Six Jolly Jesters record Six Or Seven Times for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA. (1929)

Oct 25
1929

Jazz cornet virtuoso Bix Beiderbecke spends the twelfth of 36 nights in the Keeley Institute, Dwight, Illinois, USA, being treated for delerium tremens caused by his heavy drinking. (1929)

Oct 25
1933

Cliff Edwards [aka Ukulele Ike] records I'm Going To Give It To Mary With Love and I'm A Bear In A Lady's Boudoir, for Party Novelty's Records in the USA. (1933)


Oct 25
1934

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra play during a month of shows at The Cotton Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (1934)

Oct 25
1934

Pianist Billy Mayerl records The Stepping Tones Suite in London, UK. (1934)

Oct 25
1934

Pianist Billy Mayerl records The Stepping Tones Suite in London, UK. (1934)

Oct 25
1936

Garth Green And His Orchestra play the fifth of sixteen nights in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA. (1936)

Oct 25
1937

After 289 performances at The Shubert Theatre, New York City, USA, the Rodgers And Hart musical comedy Babes In Arms transfers to the Majestic heatre. The best-known song in the production is My Funny Valentine. (1937)

Oct 25
1939

The Artie Shaw Orchestra plays at The Cafe Rouge, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA. (1939)

Oct 25
1940

Les Brown And His Orchestra play at The Glen Island Casino, New Rochelle, New York State, USA. (1940)

Oct 25
1940

The Glenn Miller Orchestra plays at Cafe Rouge, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA. (1940)

Oct 25
1948

James Moody And His Modernists, with percussionist Chano Pozo, record material for the Blue Note Records album James Moody And His Modernists with Chano Pozo at Apex Studios, New York City, USA. Art Blakey plays drums on the session. (1948)

Oct 25
1953

Sidney Bechet plays at the Storyville Club in the Copley Square Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The session is recorded and will be released on the LP Sidney Bechet At Storyville. (1953)

Oct 25
1953

The Gil Melle Quintet records the album Gil Melle Quintet Vol.2 for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. (1953)

Oct 25
1955

The Chet Baker Quartet has a recording session in Paris, France, for the album Chet Baker In Paris. (1955)

Oct 25
1955

Sarah Vaughan records the album In The Land Of Hi-Fi for Mercury Records. (1955)

Oct 25
1961

Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor records Pots and Bulbs for Impulse! Records in Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. (1961)

Oct 25
1961

Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor records Pots and Bulbs for Impulse! Recordsin Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. (1961)

Oct 25
1961

Saxophonist Stan Getz and guitarist Charlie Byrd record Jazz Samba No1, Jazz Samba No2 and Jazz Samba No3, in New York City, USA, for Verve Records. (1961)

Oct 25
1963

The Chris Barber Jazz Band plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Curtis Jones. (1963)

Oct 25
1980

Saxophonist Sonny Rollins plays at the Umea Jazz Festival in Sweden. (1980)

Oct 25
2003

Malmesbury-raised jazz star Jamie Cullum appears on BBC tv?s Michael Parkinson show for the first time, performing That Old Devil Moon and What A Difference A Day Makes. (2003)

Oct 25
2004

Malmesbury-raised jazz star Jamie Cullum plays a live concert at The Jazz Standard Club in New York City. (2004)

Oct 25
2011

Jazz vocalist Michael Buble releases a new album, Christmas, in the USA. (2011)