Feb. 10th in Gennett History, 1893: Jimmy Durante was born. The pianist recorded “Gypsy Blues” with Ladd’s Black Aces in 1921 in NYC. It appeared on Ge 4794, Con 3030, Rich-Tone 7014 & StGe 9177. In addition to Durante on piano, the track featured Phil Napoleon (tpt?), Moe Gappell (tbn), Loring McMurray (sax), Doc Behrendson (cl), John Cali (banjo) & Jack Roth (drums).