We start with the clarinetist, Pee Wee Russell: Born 27 March 1906 in Maplewood, Missouri. A distinctive style with Dixieland roots.
Ben Webster on saxophone: Born 27 March 1909 in Kansas City. Played with The Duke Ellington Orchestra before moving to Europe.
Sarah Vaughan: Born 27 March 1924 in Newark. Got her first break with Earl Hines at the Apollo.