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January 23, 1943 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

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Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Birthdays in Music

  • Gary Burton, American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator, born in Anderson, Indiana
  • Jimmy Castor, American pop & funk musician (Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
1943 in Music