BURTON LANE + STAN GETZ + ARTHUR LYMAN
1912 Burton Lane (February 2, 1912 – January 5, 1997) was an American composer and lyricist. His most popular and successful work is the musical Finian's Rainbow, the score for which Lane will always be most remembered.
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1927 Stanley Getz (February 2, 1927 – June 6, 1991), usually known as Stan Getz, was an American jazz saxophone player. Getz was known as "The Sound" because of his warm, lyrical tone, his prime influence being the wispy, mellow tone of his idol, Lester Young.
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1932 Arthur Lyman (February 2, 1932 – February 24, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphone and marimba player. His group popularized a style of faux-Polynesian music during the 1950s and 1960s which later became known as exotica. His albums became favorite stereo-effect demonstration discs during the early days of the stereophonic LP album for their elaborate and colorful percussion, deep bass and 3-dimensional recording soundstage. Lyman was known as "the King of Lounge music."
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Birthday Spotlight: Nina Mae McKinney - Nina Mae McKinney Nina Mae McKinney (June 13, 1912 – May 3, 1967) was an American actress who worked internationally during the 1930s and in the postwar pe...