This Day in History: 1916-08-03

Jake Porter, American jazz trumpeter, played with Lionel Hampton, served in WWII in base band near San Diego, then toured with Benny Carter, Fats Waller, Fletcher Henderson, then with Benny Goodman, composed Ko Ko Mo (I love you so), worked well into the 1980s as freelancer in the LA area, born in Oakland, California.

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