UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008.
UPI almanac for Monday, Jan. 15, 2007.
Today is Sunday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2006 with 350 to follow.
Today is Saturday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2005 with 350 to follow.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2004 with 351 to follow.
Last week's death of Benny Carter marked much more than the loss of a quiet giant of a jazz alto saxophonist and brilliant musical composer.
Clarinetist Rod Cless was born this day in Lennox, Iowa, in 1907. He recorded with Muggsy Spanier, Frank Teschemacher, Gene Krupa and Mezz Mezzrow. He died in 1944 at age 37 after a drunken fall.
Cornet player and bandleader Joe "King" Oliver was born this day in 1885 in Louisiana. A young Louis Armstrong was his protege in Oliver's Chicago-based Creole Jazz Band from 1922 to 1924.