January 18, 1944 in Music

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

Music concertMusic Concert

The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers were Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

Birthdays in Music

  • Larry "Legs" Smith, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band-Urban Spaceman)