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Nov 27
1926

Louis Armstrong's Hot Five record You made me Love You and Irish Black Bottom in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Okeh Records. (1926)

Nov 27
1929

The musical comedy Fifty Million Frenchmen, with songs by Cole Porter, opens at the Lyric Theatre on 42nd Street, New York City, USA, where it will run for 254 performances. Perhaps the best-known song in the show is You Do Something To Me. (1929)

Nov 27
1929

Art Gillham, aka The Whispering Pianist, records Just Forget, Tonight and You Don't Care, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. (1929)

Nov 27
1929

Annette Hanshaw records Ain't Cha? and When I'm Housekeeping For You, for Harmony Records, plus I Have To have You for Diva Records, in New York City, USA. (1929)

Nov 27
1929

Harry Bidgood And His Broadcasters record I Can't Give You Anything But Love, for Vocalion Records in London, UK. Bidgood is perhaps better known as an accordian bandleader under his pseudonym of Primo Scala. (1929)

Nov 27
1930

With blues record sales falling, Victor Records place their final advertisement for a blues product in the Chicago Defender newspaper. (1930)

Nov 27
1933

Aged 18, Billie Holiday has her first recording session, with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, for Columbia Records at 55 Fifth Avenue, New York City. The song recorded is Your Mother’s Son in-law. (1933)

Nov 27
1933

Aged 18, Billie Holiday has her first recording session, with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, for Columbia Records at 55 Fifth Avenue, New York City, USA. The song recorded is Your Mother's Son in-law. (1933)

Nov 27
1935

Alden Porter And His Orchestra play at The Thanksgiving Dance in Dudley Hall, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. (1935)

Nov 27
1936

Blues singer Robert Johnson records They’re Red Hot, Dead Shrimp Blues, Cross Road Blues, Walking Blues, Last Fair Deal Gone Down, Preaching Blues and If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day, in San Antonio, Texas, for Vocalion Records. (1936)

Nov 27
1938

Frank Sinatra is arrested while enjoying himself in a car with a young married woman in the parking lot of the Rustic Cabin in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, where he is performing. When a police officer taps on the car window, the woman claims she is being raped. Sinatra is arrested, but the charges are dropped the following day and the case is dismissed. (1938)

Nov 27
1939

The Jimmy Dorsey Band records Do It Again, the first duet to feature the pairing of Bob Eberly and Helen O’Connell. (1939)

Nov 27
1943

The Duke Ellington Orchestra plays in Buffalo, New York State, USA. (1943)

Nov 27
1944

Louis Jordan plays the fourth of six nights at The Palace Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (1944)

Nov 27
1944

The Three Suns plays in The Hotel Piccadilly, New York City, USA. (1944)

Nov 27
1945

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra play at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1945)

Nov 27
1951

Skinnay Ennis And His Orchestra play at The Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco, California, USA. (1951)

Nov 27
1958

The Red Garland Trio records Summertime, Stormy Weather, Winter Wonderland at Van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, for the Prestige Records album All Kinds Of Weather. (1958)

Nov 27
1958

It is announced that Liverpudlian rocker Billy Fury has been signed to Decca Records in the UK. (1958)

Nov 27
1959

Carmen McRae, Al Hibbler and The Clovers play at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Louis Jordan continues a two-week season at The Key Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

The Jimmy Heath Sextet records For All We Know, Nice People and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records. (1959)

Nov 27
1960

The Ray River Jazz Band play at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. (1960)

Nov 27
1960

Acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, bandleader and recording artist Maria Schneider is born in Windom, Minnesota, USA. (1960)

Nov 27
1961

The John Coltrane Quintet plays at the Kongresshalle, Frankfurt, West Germany. (1961)

Nov 27
1961

Aspiring young jazz guitarist Lenny Breau rehearses at the home of Canadian rocker Ronnie Hawkins in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, in preparation for his first professional studio session, at Hallmark Studios, Toronto, Canada, the following day. He is accompanied by Rick Danko and Levon Helm, both of whom will become founder members of The Band. (1961)

Nov 27
1962

Jazz trumpet player Jonah Jones opens at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for a three-week residency. (1962)

Nov 27
1965

The Ramsey Lewis Trio enter the Billboard US Top 40 Singles chart with Hang On Sloopy, which will peak at No11 during a six-week stay on the chart. (1965)

Nov 27
1975

Weather Report play at the New Victoria Theatre, London, UK. (1975)

Nov 27
1977

Weather Report play at the Convocation Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (1977)

Nov 27
1992

Microgroove play at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK. (1992)

Nov 27
1992

Marion Montgomery plays the fifth of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK. (1992)

Nov 27
1992

Ronnie Laws plays at Marcus Garvey, Nottingham, UK. (1992)

Nov 27
2011

Jazz guitar legend Pat Metheny plays the second of two nights at Hangar 11, Tel Aviv, Israel. (2011)