This Day in History: 1923-08-07

Idrees Dawud ibn Sulieman (born Leonard Graham), American jazz trumpeter, played with Mary Lou Williams, Thelonious Monk, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Illinois Jacquet’s jump combo, Lionel Hampton, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Tadd Dameron, circular breathed a note on 1957 recording with Coleman Hawkins, moved to Stockholm in 1960s and returned to U.S. in 1990s, born in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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